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NAME

       d.text  - Draws text in the active display frame on the graphics monitor using the current
       font.

KEYWORDS

       display

SYNOPSIS

       d.text
       d.text help
       d.text  [-mpgbrsc]   [text=string]    [size=float]     [color=string]     [bgcolor=string]
       [line=integer]     [at=x,y]     [align=string]     [rotation=float]    [linespacing=float]
       [font=string]   [path=string]   [charset=string]   [--verbose]  [--quiet]

   Flags:
       -m
           Use mouse to interactively place text

       -p
           Screen position in pixels ([0,0] is top left)

       -g
           Screen position in geographic coordinates

       -b
           Use bold text

       -r
           Use radians instead of degrees for rotation

       -s
           Font size is height in pixels

       -c
           Ignored (compatibility with d.text.freetype)

       --verbose
           Verbose module output

       --quiet
           Quiet module output

   Parameters:
       text=string
           Text to display

       size=float
           Height of letters in percentage of available frame height
           Options: 0-100
           Default: 5

       color=string
           Text color, either a standard GRASS color or R:G:B triplet
           Default: gray

       bgcolor=string
           Text background color, either a standard GRASS color or R:G:B triplet

       line=integer
           The screen line number on which text will begin to be drawn
           Options: 1-1000

       at=x,y
           Screen position at which text will begin to be drawn (percentage, [0,0] is lower left)

       align=string
           Text alignment
           Options: ll,lc,lr,cl,cc,cr,ul,uc,ur
           Default: ll

       rotation=float
           Rotation angle in degrees (counter-clockwise)
           Default: 0

       linespacing=float
           Line spacing
           Default: 1.25

       font=string
           Font name

       path=string
           Path to font file

       charset=string
           Text encoding (only applicable to TrueType fonts)

DESCRIPTION

       d.text.freetype draws text in the graphics monitor's active display frame  using  TrueType
       fonts already installed on the user's system.

   Parameter Notes:
       at=x,y
              Locates  the  text  at  this screen position (percentage, [0,0] is bottom left). If
              this option is omitted, the user will be prompted to use the mouse to  specify  the
              location.

       font=name
              Specifies a font listed in the GRASS 'freetypecap' definition file.

       charset=name
              Sets character encoding for input text. (e.g. ISO-8859-1)

       color=name
              Sets  text  color  to name or R:G:B triplet.  It can also be a hexadecimal value of
              0xRRGGBB (deprecated).
              Options: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet, gray, white, and black
              Default: gray

       size=value
              Sets text height in percent of available frame height.
              Default: 10

       align=name
              Aligns text in this way.
              Options: ll, lc, lr, cl, cc, cr, ul, uc, ur
              l?: Lower, c?: Vertically Centered, u?: Upper,
              ?l: Left, ?c: Horizontally Centered, ?r: Right
              Default: ll (Lower Left)

   Command mode:
   Key
       {REQUIRED}

       [OPTIONAL]

       THIS|orTHAT

       +, -
              Relative value

       r, %, p
              Radian, Percentage, and Pixels respectively

   Commands

              .IP "
              {0|1} bold (default: 0)

              [+|-]rotation[r] rotation (default: 0)

              linespacing linespacing (default: 1.1)

       To end input, press Ctrl-d on a blank line.

EXAMPLES

   Standard mode:
       d.text.freetype text="GRASS GIS" -g at=2107055,5603133 \
       size=7 path=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/luximb.ttf

   Command mode:
       The following example prints three lines: "GRASS d.text.freetype output", "See  test.input
       file", and "for more details.".
       d.text.freetype -c
       .br
       GRASS
        d.text.freetype
        output
       See test.input file
       for more details.
        Command mode instructions may also be read directly from a text file:
       d.text.freetype -c < test.input

DEFINITION FILE

       To  help users select fonts conveniently, the definition file, $(GISBASE)/etc/freetypecap,
       is provided.  Its format is as follows:
            font:fontpath:charset:description
            *default_font:fontpath:charset:description
        See the file for examples.

SEE ALSO

       d.text
       d.font.freetype
       d.font
       d.title
       d.where

AUTHOR

       Huidae Cho grass4u@gmail.com>

       Updates by Hamish Bowman, NZ

       Last changed: $Date: 2010-09-18 16:34:34 +0200 (Sat, 18 Sep 2010) $

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