The point is supposed to be use Core Text for text not only the font choice. 
CG won't give good layout like Core text. 
If you are comfortable with CG programming style then Core Text is pretty easy. 



> On 15 Sep 2016, at 15:53, Gabriel Zachmann <z...@tu-clausthal.de> wrote:
> 
> I am trying to "resurrect" some old code.
> 
> There are several deprecated functions in it.
> 
> One of them is CGContextSelectFont() . I looked at the documentation , where 
> it just says I should use Core Text.
> I also googled, but it is not clear to me , how I can replace it.
> 
> The snippet of code is this:
> 
>    CGContextSetShouldAntialias( ctxt, TRUE );
>    CGContextSetTextDrawingMode (ctxt, kCGTextFill);
>    CGContextSetRGBFillColor( ctxt, 1.0, 1.0, 1.0, 1.0 );
>    CGContextSelectFont( ctxt, "Times", saver_.fontSize_, kCGEncodingMacRoman 
> );
>    CGColorRef blue = CGColorCreateGenericRGB( 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, 1.0 );
>    CGContextSetShadowWithColor( ctxt, CGSizeMake(0,0), 10, blue );
>    float offset = 7.0f;
>    if ( theLayer.bounds.size.height > 900 )
>        offset = 15.0f;
>    CGContextShowTextAtPoint( ctxt, theLayer.bounds.origin.x + offset, 
> theLayer.bounds.origin.y + offset, str, strlen(str) );
>    CFRelease( blue );    
> 
> I would appreciate any hints about how I can replace this function. Any 
> pointers and insights will be highly appreciated.
> 
> Best regards, 
> Gabriel.
> 
> 
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