[Fontconfig] Pattern Matching Issues
rs at mytum.de
Thu Jan 30 08:49:33 PST 2014
Tom Hacohen wrote:
> 2. Both FcFontSort and FcFontList don't work for me with "ftface" as a
> filtering parameter.
FcFontSort doesn't really "filter" (well it /can/ in some way but only
by Unicode coverage, depending on the "trim" argument) but instead
orders by score. For this, only properties in src/fcobjs.h are taken
FcFontList does filter but it's mainly useful for properties that occur
in the cache.
> If that's not what it's meant to do, what's the best way to load a list
> of "most similar to ftface" fonts available on the system? Do I have no
> analyse the face and create the pattern on my own?
Maybe FcFreeTypeQueryFace could help you?
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