FontGen
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Keil LCD extension
Display library
FAQ

 

FontGen is a tool to create fonts for the graphical LCDs for your embedded project. It just takes the font installed on your MS Windows PC and creates a C file representing that font for your embedded software.

For the graphical LCDs you either should use the small latin fonts already burned into the LCD controller, or should buy fonts for your project. Preparing fonts by hand clearly is not an option, since it would take real long to do that. Besides, you'll possibly need multiple fonts for each language you're supporting.

FontGen helps you to create exact font you want, and with its Unicode support you can easily port your user interface to any language.

The details of the data structures used in the font definition files, are explained in detail in the generated font definition files. For the details, you can check the trial version or check a sample font definition file which can be accessed here; as C and H (and common H) file.

Once you create the font or image definition files, you can try the display library for Keil development environment to use the image/font definitions in your project. For the design and debug of your user interface you can use the LCD extension for the Keil uVision development environment.

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