[GRASS-user] Freetype fonts in gis.m

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Fri Jun 9 16:10:24 EDT 2006

Hamish wrote:

> > > D.font.freetype is not supported in gis.m. It became increasingly
> > > problematic on Mac (and Windows?) platforms.
> > 
> > It should still be possible to use it in a command layer.
> > 
> > The real issue is that the way that the command string is being
> > handled causes problems for arguments which contain spaces. I haven't
> > looked into why this is the case; with the "obvious" implementation,
> > it should be possible to use braces to prevent an argument being
> > split.
> are d.font.freetype and d.text.freetype getting confused here?

Yes. However, the problem with d.text.freetype is real.

> d.font.freetype usually won't have spaces unless the TTF directory has
> spaces in it.
> Do all the modules that can take SQL queries (with spaces) fail?

The issue is with the way that the command string is handled for
command layers.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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