Fonts! I'm so confused.
bdubbs at swbell.net
Sun Aug 18 11:45:31 PDT 2002
Seng Huat Yeoh wrote:
> I hardly understand how ttmkdir/fonts.dir/fonts.scale work. After
> having copied ms-sans-serif.ttf into /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/ and
> ran ttmkdir > fonts.dir, the contents of fonts.dir are updated to
> include the new font.
> When running xfontsel, the 'pxlsz' list only contain '*', '0' and
> '12' options. Why does other fonts like helvetica has various pxlsz
> to choose from?
> More importantly, I wish someone could explain to me the steps to take
> after copying a ttf font into the TTF directory. I really find
> these font stuff rather confusing.
Now change to the directory where you have your TrueType fonts and run
ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale &&
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