[GRASS-dev] iconv a required dependency for using Freetype?

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu May 10 12:07:12 EDT 2007

In the GUI, I'm depending on d.font -l to supply font names in a valid
format useable by GRASS_FONT. Is this still happening?

Whatever these names are, the gui will try to eliminate duplicates in the
list supplied by d.font -l


On 5/10/07 9:03 AM, "Paul Kelly" <paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk> wrote:

> I also changed the fontcap format to have a shortname and a long
> descriptive name. The short name is made up of the filename with any
> suffix stripped, and the index number added if it is greater than 0. For
> the GUI font selection box to be as pretty as possible then I guess it
> will need to use the short name internally as an index key to the list,
> but display the long name for the user to select.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University

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