[GRASS-SVN] r29908 - grass/trunk/general/g.mkfontcap

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Thu Jan 31 03:37:30 EST 2008

Author: neteler
Date: 2008-01-31 03:37:30 -0500 (Thu, 31 Jan 2008)
New Revision: 29908

explanations from Glynn added

Modified: grass/trunk/general/g.mkfontcap/description.html
--- grass/trunk/general/g.mkfontcap/description.html	2008-01-31 07:46:18 UTC (rev 29907)
+++ grass/trunk/general/g.mkfontcap/description.html	2008-01-31 08:37:30 UTC (rev 29908)
@@ -26,8 +26,22 @@
 <p>The module will normally write to the standard fontcap file location,
 <tt>$GISBASE/etc/fontcap</tt>. If the environment variable
 <strong>GRASS_FONT_CAP</strong> is set, the output will instead be written 
-to the file specified by that variable.</p>
+to the file specified by that variable. This is useful if you don't have
+permission to modify <tt>$GISBASE/etc/fontcap</tt>, in this case you can
+use e.g.
+<div class="code"><pre>
+g.mkfontcap -s > $HOME/.gfontcap
+# use local file version instead of system copy
+to create a personal copy and then to make GRASS use that file
+instead of the system copy.
 <p>The output list of fonts is sorted first by type (Stroke fonts first,
 followed by Freetype) and within each type by the short name of the font.</p>

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