[Fontconfig] How to limit search to outline fonts

Mark Wagner carnildo at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 12:36:17 PDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 00:04,  <depp at moria.us> wrote:
> I'd like to search the fonts on a system by family name, but prefer outline
> fonts later on the list over bitmap fonts earlier on the list.  For example,
> for the spec "Courier, DejaVu Sans Mono":
> ...
> What am I missing, or is it really that hard to do this?

Since you're contrasting them to bitmap fonts, it sounds like what
you're looking for is "vector" fonts rather than "outline" fonts.  In
that case, I think the Fontconfig attribute you're looking for is
"scalable" rather than "outline".

Mark Wagner

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