Function

CTFontGetGlyphWithName

Returns the CGGlyph value for the specified glyph name in the given font.

Declaration

CGGlyph CTFontGetGlyphWithName(CTFontRef font, CFStringRef glyphName);

Parameters

font

The font reference.

glyphName

The glyph name as a CFString object.

Return Value

The glyph value for the named glyph as a CGGlyph object, or if the glyph name is not recognized, the .notdef glyph index value.

Discussion

The returned CGGlyph object can be used with any of the subsequent glyph data accessors or directly with Core Graphics.

See Also

Getting Glyph Data

CTFontCreatePathForGlyph

Creates a path for the specified glyph.

CTFontGetBoundingRectsForGlyphs

Calculates the bounding rects for an array of glyphs and returns the overall bounding rectangle for the glyph run.

CTFontGetAdvancesForGlyphs

Calculates the advances for an array of glyphs and returns the summed advance.

CTFontGetOpticalBoundsForGlyphs

Calculates the optical bounds for an array of glyphs and returns the overall optical bounds for the run.

CTFontGetVerticalTranslationsForGlyphs

Calculates the offset from the default (horizontal) origin to the vertical origin for an array of glyphs.