[Fontconfig] Interrogating arbitrary font files

Pat Suwalski pat at suwalski.net
Sat Dec 22 09:41:37 PST 2007

Donn wrote:
>  Is there any way to get the other meta info (like foundry and copyright) out 
> of an *arbitrary* font file? I wanted to call fc-match from within Python, 
> but from what I can see it only searches fonts that FC controls and that 
> means arbitrary fonts won't work.

Executing "ftinfo -a" on a file will give you that information, though 
I'm not sure it's what you're looking for, unless you use fontconfig to 
determine what the file is first.


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