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Re: [ft] detecting font format from ft_face

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft] detecting font format from ft_face
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:22:06 +0200 (CEST)

> > Try FT_Get_X11_Font_Format().
> Thanks, that's exactly what I need.
> I have to differentiate between truetype, type1 and type1 cid font
> files.  This information is supposed to be in the PDF, but it's
> amazing how often it is incorrect. It also doesn't work when the
> font is not embedded, and the available system font is of another
> format than the PDF file says.  [...]

Currently, FT_Get_X11_Font_Format() is intentionally not documented
well, but it seems that the information this function returns is quite
important for some applications like yours.

I'll make its documentation `public'.


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