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Creates a new [[Font]].
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Creates a new [[Font]]. Make sure not to call this in [[love.draw]] or [[love.update]], as that would create a new font every frame; instead, call it once and save the font for future use, as in the examples below.
 
== Function ==
 
== Function ==
 
=== Synopsis ===
 
=== Synopsis ===

Revision as of 19:48, 10 October 2010

Creates a new Font. Make sure not to call this in love.draw or love.update, as that would create a new font every frame; instead, call it once and save the font for future use, as in the examples below.

Function

Synopsis

font = love.graphics.newFont( filename, size )

Arguments

string filename
The filepath to the font file.
number size (12)
The size of the font in pixels.

Returns

Font font
A Font object which can be used to draw text on screen.

Function

This variant uses the default font (Vera Sans) with a custom size.

Synopsis

font = love.graphics.newFont( size )

Arguments

number size (12)
The size of the font in pixels.

Returns

Font font
A Font object which can be used to draw text on screen.

See Also