Re: Loading font directly from font file

On 12/08/2011 01:35 AM, Pradeep Botu wrote:
>   Thanks for prompt reply. I have done the same thing.
>   And then i have extracted FcPattern from font file using FcFreeTypeQuery.
>   Using FcPattern i have created FontDescription.
>   I have another requirement. I need to load a font file from memory.
>   ie, I need to lkoad font file data from memory I have provided.
>   Can I extract FcPattern from buffer or do I have any other way.

I believe you can, but you can't add it to the fontconfig database.  That API
is currently missing...


> ~Pradeep
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 2:23 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org
> <mailto:behdad behdad org>> wrote:
>     On 12/07/2011 09:07 AM, Pradeep Botu wrote:
>     >
>     >  I am using Pango with ft2 backend.
>     >  For my application I have to load the font using font file directly.
>     >  Whether this feature request is still in implementation stage.
>     >  If there is a way to load font directly from font file please let me know
>     Use FcConfigAppFontAddFile to add your font to the database before using
>     Pango.
>     behdad
>     > ~ Pradeep

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