[GRASS-dev] default display font selection in GUI

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Mon Apr 30 05:02:42 EDT 2007

Michael Barton wrote:

> I¹ve added a menu option (under configure) to make it easier to set the
> default font for displayed text in GRASS. It works pretty well with my Mac,
> but it needs to be tested on other systems. Currently it tries to get you to
> a reasonable possibility for a directory containing your fonts. On the Mac,
> it goes to  /Library/Fonts, on Windows, it starts at $WINDIR/fonts, on other
> systems, it starts at /usr/lib/x11/fonts.

Note that it should be "X11" with an upper-case "X".

> If one of these directories does not contain your fonts, you can
> browse to it.

Does it handle the case where the directory doesn't exist? Gentoo
doesn't have /usr/lib/X11/fonts; fonts normally go into subdirectories
of /usr/share/fonts.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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