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2D text color problem

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How come I can't chagne the color with which I render the text, but everything else changes color? Here's my code: GLUT glut = new GLUT(); int font = GLUT.BITMAP_HELVETICA_18; gl.glColor3f(0,1,1); gl.glRasterPos3f(10, 20, 0); glut.glutBitmapString(gl, font, "Text"); The text is black in the upper left corner but everything else get a greenish layer on top. What am I doing wrong?? Thanx

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Well, just a guess, but perhaps you have texturing enabled when you render the text?

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That means the whole text will be textured using whatever texture coordinate was set before the call to glRasterPos. Try disabling texturing before rendering the bitmap text :)

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