[sugar] sugar system font in cairo
Mon Nov 6 21:51:57 EST 2006
And, out of curiosity, what's wrong with cairo's text rendering for the OLPC
On 11/6/06, Erik Blankinship <erikb at mediamods.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the warning about cairo's text rendering.
> Could you please send a reference to how to use pangocairo with pycairo?
> I think that would be helpful for everyone on this list who might use text
> in their application.
> On 11/6/06, Behdad Esfahbod <besfahbo at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 17:27 -0500, Erik Blankinship wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > If I want to use the system font in my cairo context, where do I find
> > > the font file to load in?
> > NEVER EVER use cairo's text rendering capabilities to render any text.
> > Not in olpc at least. Use pangocairo ALL THE TIME.
> > And for families, like others suggested, use "sans-serif", "serif", and
> > "monospace".
> > > Thanks,
> > > Erik
> > --
> > behdad
> > http://behdad.org/
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