love.graphics.setFont

Set an already-loaded Font as the current font.

This function doesn't allocate a new font and can be used in love.draw

Function

Synopsis

love.graphics.setFont( font )

Arguments

Font font
The Font object to use.

Returns

Nothing.

Function

Synopsis

love.graphics.setFont( filename, size )

Arguments

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

Returns

Nothing.

Function

This variant creates a new font using the default font and the size specified, and sets it as the current font. Do not use this function in love.update or love.draw. That would create a new font every frame, eating up memory very quickly.

Synopsis

love.graphics.setFont( size )

Arguments

number size (12)
The size of the font.

Returns

Nothing.

Examples

Draw some text with default font, 18px

love.graphics.setFont(18)
 
function love.draw()
	love.graphics.print("Hello", 300, 300)
end

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