[Fontconfig] confused about <alias> <prefer>

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu Feb 27 19:14:30 EST 2003

Around 7 o'clock on Feb 27, Alan Chandler wrote:

> I am not an expert, but I don't think Qt has a way of not specifying a
> family. If you try to create a QFont without a name it uses
> QApplication::font which is set to "Helvetica" by default.

Then just use the generic family name 'monospace' instead of 'fixed'
if you can.  'monospace', 'monospace' matches the same fonts as 


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