[Xcb] Recipe for XLoadQueryFont please?

Vincent Torri vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Wed Nov 17 03:16:31 PST 2010

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, bill purvis wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm feeling a bit lost and hoping someone can help me out.
> I've been using XLIB for many years (X11R4 if I recall correctly)
> and regularly used XLoadQueryFont. I've recently been trying to
> develop some codes which require use of threads, and hit problems
> with Xlib, so I've converted most of my code to use XCB. I'd like
> to migrate all my codes to XCB in time, but I've got stuck with
> figuring out how to replace XLoadQueryFont. I've managed to load
> fonts using xcb_open_font_checked, with fair success, but I'd like
> to access the font properties. The tutorial doesn't mention these
> and I have tried looking at xproto.h and xproto.pdf but can't figure
> it out.
> If someone could give me a simple recipe, or example program, I'd be
> deeply grateful!

Look at the xlib code:





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