Available since LÖVE 0.7.0
This type is not supported in earlier versions.

A Rasterizer handles font rendering, containing the font data (image or TrueType font) and drawable glyphs.


love.font.newBMFontRasterizer Creates a new BMFont Rasterizer. Added since 0.10.0
love.font.newImageRasterizer Creates a new Image Rasterizer. Added since 0.10.0
love.font.newRasterizer Creates a new Rasterizer. Added since 0.7.0
love.font.newTrueTypeRasterizer Creates a new TrueType Rasterizer. Added since 0.10.0


Object:release Immediately destroys the object's Lua reference. Added since 11.0
Object:type Gets the type of the object as a string.
Object:typeOf Checks whether an object is of a certain type.
Rasterizer:getAdvance Gets font advance. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getAscent Gets ascent height. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getDescent Gets descent height. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getGlyphCount Gets number of glyphs in font. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getGlyphData Gets glyph data of a specified glyph. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getHeight Gets font height. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:getLineHeight Gets line height of a font. Added since 0.7.0
Rasterizer:hasGlyphs Checks if font contains specified glyphs. Added since 0.7.0


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