[Pharo-project] Two fonts questions

nullPointer epicfan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 16:41:29 EDT 2010



Henrik Sperre Johansen wrote:
> 
> 
> The "correct" way to do it, is in the World menu going to 
> System->settings, then in the settings browser appearance->standard 
> fonts->Update fonts from system.
> The fonts found in default locations on the machine (as well as found in 
> a Fonts subfolder, see 1.0) will then be added to your choices.
> The fonts you get this way is rendered using the external 
> Freetype-library, which usually leads to somewhat higher quality. (at 
> the cost of being slower)
> If no new fonts show up, it means your VM does not include a (working) 
> Freetype plugin, however all of the recommended ones on the Pharo 
> website do.
> 
> 

I did the probe before in MAC OSX, and don´t works, but is correct on
Windows7. In two cases I use the Cog VM.


Henrik Sperre Johansen wrote:
> 
> 
> For examples of importing a font of the same quality as Bitmap DejaVu, 
> which is stored internally in the image and can be used across 
> platforms, search the list for Juan Vuletich's description of how he 
> does it.
> 
> 

If is the good way for cross platform then I will use that system.

Many thanks for the detailed answer.


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