[racket] More than one color with draw-text?

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 12 17:50:21 EST 2011

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On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Will Robinson <quantum.penguin at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to do a simple Roguelike game as an exercise in learning the
> language, particularly racket/gui.  I'm using draw-text to place characters
> on the screen.  Ideally, I'd just call this once and put up huge string
> full of newlines to represent a block of text.  My problem is that I want
> to have control of the color of each character in this block of text.  It
> seems to me that the color controls for draw-text are applied to the entire
> block at once.  Should I just call draw-text for each character in the
> block, individually assigning color?  That seems to be very slow
> computationally, not to mention more work on the poor coder.
> Any advice is welcome.  Thank you!
> DocRob
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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