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Draw text into a Matrix.

using FreeTypeAbstraction

# search for a font on your system
# Choose the name of a font you have installed
face = findfont("arial") # if this returns `nothing`, that means it could not find the font

# render a character
img, metric = renderface(face, 'C', 100)

# render a string into an existing matrix
myarray = zeros(UInt8, 100, 100)
pixelsize = 10
x0, y0 = 90, 10
renderstring!(myarray, "hello", face, pixelsize, x0, y0, halign=:hright)

credits to @aaalexandrov from whom most of the early code comes.