Re: Fonts with Gtk2

Knut Neumann <knut neumann uni-duesseldorf de> writes:

> Am Mit, 2002-07-10 um 10.10 schrieb Owen Taylor:
> > Fonts for Xft are configured in /etc/X11/XftConfig; you need
> > to make sure that the directory you have the MS fonts installed
> > in is listed.
> Oh, I guess you misunderstood me: I had a directory with ttfonts from
> which only _some_ fonts showed up in gnome-font-properties. while ms
> fonts worked without any problems some other fonts downloaded from the
> net did not work (though even some of those did work too).
> But it seems like I already solved the problem by installing
> fontconfig/Xft1/Xft2/XRender from Keith Packards download site and
> recompiling pango and gtk+ from cvs head. So it seems it has been a Xft
> problem....

Are you sure you didn't upgrade FreeType at the same time? I
wouldn't really expect any of the above upgrades to make a 
difference, but there have been some recent versions of freetype
that disagreed with certain fonts.

(Not that it matters much if you got it working in the end...)


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