[Fontconfig] Fontconfig trouble with bitmap fonts

Frank Murphy murphyf+fonts at f-m.fm
Wed Jan 12 06:43:58 EST 2005

On Tuesday 11 January 2005 2:32, Keith Packard wrote:
> Any bitmap fonts without an ISO Latin-1 or Unicode encoding are currently
> ignored by fontconfig as there is no transcoding support for these fonts
> in FreeType or fontconfig.
> MonteCarlo.pcf.gz uses microsoft-cp1252, so you'll never see that listed
> by fontconfig.

You could try convering the font encoding with fontforge. I believe that it 
can do that sort of thing.


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