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Cocos2d for iPhone 0.99 Beginner's Guide by Pablo Ruiz

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Time for action - creating your own Bitmap font

Let's begin by downloading and running the Hiero Bitmap Font Tool.

Head to http://slick.cokeandcode.com/demos/hiero.jnlp to download the applet. You will be asked what you want to do with the file. Select Open with: Java Web Start and click on OK. This is shown in the following screenshot:

Time for action - creating your own Bitmap font

Once it has been downloaded and it is running, you will be presented with the following screen:

Time for action - creating your own Bitmap font

I will explain each section of it.

In the upper left section, you have the Font panel. Here you can select the TrueType font ...

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