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- From: Ken Brown <kbrown at cornell dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 08 May 2015 13:04:03 -0400
- Subject: Re: Fonts
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On 5/8/2015 2:48 AM, Axel Heinrici wrote:
I use gnuplot and some bash-skripts on a Cygwin x86_64-Installation to
generate a number of plots. Filetype is png because plenty of colleagues
will look into the plots.
Usually gnuplot sends the message:
fontconfig: Couldn't find font. when opening font "arial", using internal
That could be a solution if I could force gnuplot always to do so.
when exporting GDFONTPATH=/cygwin/x/Windows/Fonts
I can use Arial Font without error.
The Problem is that I do not understand which font is available or not.
In c:\Windows\Fonts\ there is a scalable Font called "Terminal", but I
get the error message:
fontconfig: Couldn't find font. when opening font Terminal, trying default
gnuplot then uses arial.
If I run fc-list I get exactly one empty line.
Since I use my skripts in productive environment I would like to have
What is chain of command between gnuplot, GD-Terminal, fontconfig and what
is involved there.
I can't answer your question, but the fontconfig issue is simply that
fontconfig doesn't know about the Windows font directory. See
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
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