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Whats the best way to display numbers on android with opengl using a spritesheet?

I like to display the number "294" using the spritesheet:

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I found what I was looking for.

In my code then I just can write normal text and I can get the ascii codes of each character to calculate where its position on the generated spritesheet.

Here is a fragment of my used code where I get the acsii codes of my "text":

    byte[] ascii = new byte[0];
    try {
        ascii = text.getBytes("US-ASCII");
    } catch (UnsupportedEncodingException e) {
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