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Strings are pretty cool...

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Stompy9999

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I continued my journey to become competent enough to make a game with Glut today. In the last few minutes, I went about creating a string printing function for glut. Glut only seems to have support for drawing one character at a time, which I find quite dumb. Anyway, here is the function that is suggested in the tutorial:



void renderBitmapString(
float x,
float y,
float z,
void *font,
char *string) {
char *c;
glRasterPos3f(x, y,z);
for (c=string; *c != '\0'; c++) {
glutBitmapCharacter(font, *c);
}
}






And here is mine:



void RenderString(float x, float y, float z, void *font, string text)
{

glRasterPos3f(x, y, z);

for(string::iterator c = text.begin(); c != text.end(); c++)
glutBitmapCharacter(font, *c);

}






I'm pretty sure there is nothing wrong with the first one, but I like mine more. [smile]
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