[GRASS-dev] font path question for Linux and Windows
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Wed May 2 17:55:06 CEST 2007
On May 2, 2007, at 10:01 AM, Michael Barton wrote:
>> What about fc-list :scalable? Does that leave out the PCF fonts? It
>> does get the resource fonts for me.
> AFAICT, :outline, :outlined, and :scalable all produce the same
> list of
> fonts. It would help (me at least) if there was some guide to fc-
> list syntax
> and options. The help is zen-like in its minimalism. Looking at the
> man page
> for fontconfigure isn't much help either.
You're right. A closer look and they do appear to be the same for me
also. The problem seems to be that I saw that Arial was missing and
I didn't pay much attention to the rest. But Arial is missing on
both methods, though the other Arials are present - narrow, rounded,
black. Strange. I must have a bum Arial font, it does have an older
date than the rest...
> So, if you DO know the font face index, how do you specify it in
> That's easy enough to implement.
> One option is to pick an arbitrary character to separate the index
> from the filename. If the path ends with that character followed by a
> number, the number is the index.
> I've updated the driver, although I can't actually test it with
> multi-font files.
What char did you use Glynn? vert bar?
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