Re: Getting the code of a glyph

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114767] Re: Getting the code of a glyph*From*: Jean-Louis Garcin <jeanlouisgarcin at free.fr>*Date*: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 05:49:58 -0500 (EST)

Thank you, it works very well. Jean-Louis Garcin 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