bitmap font


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bitmap font

n
(Computer Science) computing a font format in which letters and symbols are stored as a pattern of dots. Compare outline font
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16 MB SDRAM, dual communication interface: Serial and USB, unicode compliance, at least 16 (expandable) built-in bitmap font, resolution at least 300 dpi.
Since the packages that I have mentioned here are all evaluation versions, they use the bitmap font. However, you may still change the size of the characters on the screen.
In the case of Planet Conqueror it was the Freetype extension which allows loading font files instead of creating bitmap fonts.
Topics include type families, the anatomy of letters, screen fonts, and bitmap fonts.