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Can I use cv2.putText on a window without an image?

asked 2019-10-16 13:01:22 -0500

emily gravatar image

Or is there any alternatives for me to do so? Thanks!

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answered 2019-10-16 13:08:41 -0500

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in short, -- NO.

but it's so easy to create an empty numpy array as a background, ....

canvas = np.zeros((200,200,3), np.uint8) <-- ! there you go ! 
cv2.putText(canvas, "helo ;]", .....)
cv2.imshow("X", canvas)
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