clx-truetype minus the clx, just outputs 2d arrays of alpha values with metrics.
TEXT-PIXARRAY works for single character strings, outputting just the glyph with no padding.
TEXT-LINE-PIXARRAY works for text strings and adds line height padding.
Font is a string designating the path to a ttf font.
Adjust inch/pts to your needs, currently set at 72.
e.g. This is the output difference between text-line-pixarray and text-pixarray as output by the following command. (visualize:this (truetype-clx:text-line-pixarray (font-match:find-match "deja") "J" 28 144 144) :surface surface :zoom 5 :gridp t :spacing 5 :second-spacing 10 :palette (palette:create-alpha-palette 256))