Re: Truetype fonts
What about Mozilla and Netscape 6? And what exactly is the problem with
Netscape 4 without xfs? I don't understand.
- Jimmy Kaplowitz
On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 06:48:29PM -0800, Rick Loga wrote:
> If you want TrueType fonts for Netscape, you do need to use V.4 xfs font server. Other applications don't need the font server.
> --- David B.Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> >To quote Anton Emmerfors <email@example.com>,
> ># While it is true that ttmkfdir identifies more fonts and encodings
> ># than mkttfdir, I have not been able to make xfs (4.0.2 from testing)
> ># work with its fonts.dir files. The only difference I can find is that
> ># ttmkfdir does not capitalize foudries but that should not make a
> ># difference, should it?
> >While I don't think that that should make a difference, I'd like to
> >point out that it Word For Me(tm) :) I'm running Sid, XFree86 4.0.2, and
> >I'm using the built-in font renderer.
> >If you're using the 'xfs' font server, a seperate executable, then
> >that'd be your problem. It doesn't do truetype fonts. 'xfs-xtt' does,
> >however, and you can use that if you insist on having a seperate font
> >server. XFree86 4.0.x has native support for truetype fonts, though.
> >Just add:
> >Load "freetype"
> >into your "Modules" section of XF86Config-4. Then add a "FontPath" to
> >your truetype fonts in the "Files" secton.
> >David Barclay Harris, Clan Barclay
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