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(This function is part of SDL_ttf, a separate library from SDL.)


Create a font from an SDL_RWops, using a specified point size.


TTF_Font * TTF_OpenFontRW(SDL_RWops *src, int freesrc, int ptsize);

Function Parameters

src an SDL_RWops to provide a font file's data.
freesrc non-zero to close the RWops before returning, zero to leave it open.
ptsize point size to use for the newly-opened font.

Return Value

Returns a valid TTF_Font, or NULL on error.


Some .fon fonts will have several sizes embedded in the file, so the point size becomes the index of choosing which size. If the value is too high, the last indexed size will be the default.

If freesrc is non-zero, the RWops will be closed before returning, whether this function succeeds or not. SDL_ttf reads everything it needs from the RWops during this call in any case.

When done with the returned TTF_Font, use TTF_CloseFont() to dispose of it.


This function is available since SDL_ttf 2.0.12.


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