Is there a way to change font color?

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Is there a way to change font color?

Post by zine92 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:40 pm

i wanted to change the color of the font displayed. Because i loaded a white background image and i decided to trace the mouseX and mouseY, but since text is is white, i cannot see properly. So is there anyway to change the font color. thanks.

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Re: Is there a way to change font color?

Post by bartbes » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:42 pm

Everything is drawn using the foreground color, so use love.graphics.setColor.

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Re: Is there a way to change font color?

Post by zine92 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:52 pm

i try using set color and this make my whole game screen black which covers the image. This is what i typed

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mouseX = love.mouse.getX()
		mouseY = love.mouse.getY()
		love.graphics.setColor(0,0,0,255)
		love.graphics.draw(menu,0,0)
		love.graphics.setFont(50) 
		love.graphics.print("X: "..mouseX, 100, 100)
		love.graphics.print("Y: "..mouseY, 400, 100)
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mouseX = love.mouse.getX()
		mouseY = love.mouse.getY()
		love.graphics.setColor(255,255,255,255)
		love.graphics.draw(menu,0,0)
		love.graphics.setFont(50) 
		love.graphics.print("X: "..mouseX, 100, 100)
		love.graphics.print("Y: "..mouseY, 400, 100)
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Re: Is there a way to change font color?

Post by bartbes » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:59 pm

setColor colors the images as well, oh and stop using setFont(<size>) in love.draw, it creates a font every single frame.

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Re: Is there a way to change font color?

Post by zine92 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:02 pm

okay. thanks.

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Re: Is there a way to change font color?

Post by nevon » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:11 pm

bartbes wrote:setColor colors the images as well
Unless you change colormode from modulate to replace.

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