[GRASS-dev] font path question for Linux and Windows

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue May 1 02:13:34 EDT 2007

This is really useful. Thanks.


On 4/30/07 11:07 PM, "Wolf Bergenheim" <wolf+grass at bergenheim.net> wrote:

> Trying to find all fonts (within a configured font path) on a Linux
> system is actually quite easy. Just run the command 'fc-list' If you
> want the filenames and the families, you could run 'fc-list : file
> family'. Note that this will list also fonts other then truetype fonts,
> but that should be ok since at least freetype lib should be able to
> display them. if you want to limit to truetype only you can grep for ttf
>  ;) there is I think some way to specify it, but I haven't really
> researched it. Using this list one could easily construct a freetypecap
> file from this.

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