Text:add

Available since LÖVE 0.10.0
This function is not supported in earlier versions.

Adds additional colored text to the Text object at the specified position.

O.png Text may appear blurry if it's rendered at non-integer pixel locations.  

Function

Synopsis

index = Text:add( textstring, x, y, angle, sx, sy, ox, oy, kx, ky )

Arguments

string textstring
The text to add to the object.
number x (0)
The position of the new text on the x-axis.
number y (0)
The position of the new text on the y-axis.
number angle (0)
The orientation of the new text in radians.
number sx (1)
Scale factor on the x-axis.
number sy (sx)
Scale factor on the y-axis.
number ox (0)
Origin offset on the x-axis.
number oy (0)
Origin offset on the y-axis.
number kx (0)
Shearing / skew factor on the x-axis.
number ky (0)
Shearing / skew factor on the y-axis.

Returns

number index
An index number that can be used with Text:getWidth or Text:getHeight.

Function

Synopsis

index = Text:add( coloredtext, x, y, angle, sx, sy, ox, oy, kx, ky )

Arguments

table coloredtext
A table containing colors and strings to add to the object, in the form of {color1, string1, color2, string2, ...}.
table color1
A table containing red, green, blue, and optional alpha components to use as a color for the next string in the table, in the form of {red, green, blue, alpha}.
string string1
A string of text which has a color specified by the previous color.
table color2
A table containing red, green, blue, and optional alpha components to use as a color for the next string in the table, in the form of {red, green, blue, alpha}.
string string2
A string of text which has a color specified by the previous color.
tables and strings ...
Additional colors and strings.
number x (0)
The position of the new text on the x-axis.
number y (0)
The position of the new text on the y-axis.
number angle (0)
The orientation of the new text in radians.
number sx (1)
Scale factor on the x-axis.
number sy (sx)
Scale factor on the y-axis.
number ox (0)
Origin offset on the x-axis.
number oy (0)
Origin offset on the y-axis.
number kx (0)
Shearing / skew factor on the x-axis.
number ky (0)
Shearing / skew factor on the y-axis.

Returns

number index
An index number that can be used with Text:getWidth or Text:getHeight.

Notes

The color set by love.graphics.setColor will be combined (multiplied) with the colors of the text, when drawing the Text object.

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