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Re: Truetype fonts

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 <dbarclay10@yahoo.ca>
> wrote:
>To quote Anton Emmerfors <anton@vegasys.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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