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Re: [Devel] key stroke order

From: Alex Madon
Subject: Re: [Devel] key stroke order
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 09:25:06 +0200

Hello Werner,
Thank you for your answer.

Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > I would like to know if the stroke order information for
> > drawing Chinese and Japanese characters is store into
> > a TTF file.
> Not the real one -- the strokes are stored as outlines basically; in
> case of composite fonts like mingli these outlines do overlap.  The
> order of outlines is completely unrelated to the order of strokes a
> person would write the characters.

Outlines would be very interesting to use.
I don't know how people that design fonts work,
but perhaps one of them stored the outlines in the
right (human) order?

I don't understand what means: "outlines overlap".

> > My goal is to create a picture from each character and display in it
> > the character plus the stroke order (from what point to what point,
> > etc....)
> I fear that FreeType isn't very helpful here.  Years ago I've seen
> special Chinese fonts (for educational purposes IIRC) which do what
> you want.  Unfortunately, I can't remember how this program was
> called.  Maybe a search in the internet gives you more information.

Do you remember if that was the font?
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