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Yeah, I want to go the free tool route if possible, or otherwise whip this up quick and dirty. I just need to make a tool that's not standalone - it's just meant as a utility to generate font files my code needs.
We used it back in the day under Windows 3.1 to render TrueType fonts into bitmaps for use in our commercial ink-jet printers. There are other calls in that same area that give you character metrics and other useful information for your application.
I thought about that, but it doesn't seem like it, because the padding is consistent (in terms of physical proportions) as you increase the size. There seems to be some internal box layout (similar to CSS margins/padding) but I can't control it.
I could be wrong of course. Being on the outside looking in when it comes to the implementation of this there's always the possibility, but I'm more confident than not about this.
Shouldn't this be in the Bugs and Sugs forum?.....just kidding.
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