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


Calculate the dimensions of a rendered string of UTF-8 text.

Header File

Defined in <SDL3_ttf/SDL_ttf.h>


int TTF_SizeUTF8(TTF_Font *font, const char *text, int *w, int *h);

Function Parameters

TTF_Font * font the font to query.
const char * text text to calculate, in UTF-8 encoding.
int * w will be filled with width, in pixels, on return.
int * h will be filled with height, in pixels, on return.

Return Value

(int) Returns 0 if successful, -1 on error.


This will report the width and height, in pixels, of the space that the specified string will take to fully render.

This does not need to render the string to do this calculation.


This function is available since SDL_ttf 3.0.0.

See Also

CategoryAPI, CategoryAPIFunction

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