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Re: fc-match for monospace?



On 09/25/2009 06:25 PM, Patrick M. Rutkowski wrote:
> I'm very confused about how "fc-match" is supposed to work.
>
> I run something like: `fc-match :spacing=mono`, or the synonym
> `fc-match :spacing=100`, yet it does NOT give me a monospace font as I
> expected. I instead get:
>
> Vera.ttf "Bitstream Vera Sans" "Roamn"
>
> At the same time, `fc-list :spacing=mono fullname` shows that there
> are indeed monospace fonts on the system
> ...
> :fullname=Free Monospaced
> :fullname=DejaVu Sans Mono
> ...
>
> What's the deal here?

If you check fcmatch.c, you see that FC_SPACING has a lower priority than 
FC_FAMILY, so that's matched first.

> I want to integrate libfreetype in my application for font searching
> in the Linux port. Is it really the case that I won't be able to do
> things like allow the user to ask for a monospace font and ACTUALLY
> GET ONE? (instead of Bitstream Vera Sans).

The right way to do that is to "fc-match monospace"

Cheers,
behdad

> Many thanks in advance
> -Patrick
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