Originally Posted by PeteCross
Its very easy to download and install VC2008 Express from MS site(free). I now use VC2010 Express Beta 2 which I think is an improvement, but a little harder/longer install time. Use this with the VCProj file pointed to previously and you should be able to compile the CVS code. (A certain amount of experience is needed with VC, to get going)
When you have sorted all this, then you can focus on file s52plib.cpp line:2853 where you will find the font creation.
There is a fairly simple method to changing the text format for an object and that is editing the rules text file.(S52razds.rle)
Rename it then so as not to get confused!
In this file there are formats similar to the following:
Searching on TX will give you all these.
To format this text information.
the '15110' is used to give the following:
1 = Style
5 = Weight
1 = Width
10 = Text Size
Text Size seems mostly to be 10 but 20 is used sometimes!
Could save time compiling etc...