[GRASS-dev] thinking about font variables

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Apr 27 04:38:55 EDT 2007

On 27/04/07 08:46, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Michael Barton wrote:
>>> I've had good success with this method for some time now. I use arial for all
>>> of my text layers. From my .bashrc:
>>> export GRASS_FT_FONT=/home/epatton/Fonts/arialbd.ttf
>>> export GRASS_FONT=/home/epatton/Fonts/arialbd.ttf
>> I've been at meetings and haven't had a chance to try this on my Mac. Is
>> there a way for this to work for Windows folks?
> The same general concept should work on Windows, except that setting
> environment variables is typically different. AFAICT, init.bat doesn't
> implement an equivalent of ~/.grass.bashrc, although that wouldn't be
> hard to add. Alternatively, you could start grass via a batch file
> which set those variables first.

In the native windows version GRASS _is_ started via a batch file 
(grass63.bat) which currently contains:

set WINGISBASE=\home\mlennert\SRC\GRASS\grass6\dist.i486-pc-linux-gnu
"%WINGISBASE%\etc\init.bat" %*



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