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Re: Getting the code of a glyph

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  • Subject: [mg114731] Re: Getting the code of a glyph
  • From: Yaroslav Bulatov <yaroslavvb at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 06:57:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ie4mv7$9e7$1@smc.vnet.net>

FilledCurve help page of version 8 gives the following example

ImportString[
 ExportString[
  Style["A", Bold, FontFamily -> "Helvetica", FontSize -> 12], "PDF"],
  "TextMode" -> "Outlines"]



On Dec 13, 12:53 am, Jean-Louis Garcin <jeanlouisgar... at free.fr>
wrote:
>   In the item  Filled Curve (Graphics) of the documentation center of
> Mathematica, we can find the beautiful example:
>
>   G=First[  ]
>
> Graphics[{EdgeForm[Black],
>   Table[{Hue[t/(2 =CF=80)], Rotate[g, t, {0, 0}]}, {t, 0, 2 =CF=80, =CF=80/6}]}]
>
>  And I should want to know how to get  the code of such a glyph.  Is it
> possible to get the coordinates, or is there a function which  gives
> them,  of the points of the lines which draw the glyph?  For instance is
> it possible to get the coordinates of the points of a glyph of the
> Hoefler Text Ornaments font. I work with Mac OS 10.6.5
>
> Thank you for you answer.
> Best regards
>
> Jean Louis Garcin



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