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Re: [SLE] 7.1 and Truetype Fonts
  • From: Chris Carlen <crcarl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2001 19:06:07 -0800
  • Message-id: <3AA4541F.A7D11844@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Philipp Thomas wrote:
> - Change to the directory containing your TrueType fonts
> - call 'ttmkfdir >fonts.dir'
> - cp fonts.dir fonts.scale
> - edit fonts.scale and delete the first line

Why delete the first line? (It appears to be just a number)

Also, it seems you can simply do

ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale

The mkfontdir command incorporates the fonts.scale file into the
fonts.dir file.

What does X really look at? fonts.dir or fonts.scale?

Christopher R. Carlen
Linux 2.2.16

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