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Python bindings for Fontconfig library

Project description

Python bindings for Fontconfig library

Requirement

Tested on

  • Python 2.7.2 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Python 3.2.2 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Installation

From PyPI:

>>> pip install Python-fontconfig

or

>>> easy_install Python-fontconfig

From GitHub:

>>> git clone git://github.com/Vayn/python-fontconfig.git
>>> cd python-fontconfig/
>>> python setup.py install

Building C source

>>> python setup.py build_ext -i

Testing

>>> cd test/
>>> python test.py

Usage

>>> import fontconfig
>>> fonts = fontconfig.query(family='ubuntu', lang='en')
>>> fonts
['/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-BI.ttf',
 '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-L.ttf',
 '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-LI.ttf',
 '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-R.ttf',
 '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-B.ttf',
 '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-RI.ttf']
>>> font = fonts[0]
>>> font
<FcFont: Ubuntu>
>>> font.
font.capability     font.fullname       font.slant
font.count_chars    font.get_languages  font.spacing
font.decorative     font.has_char       font.style
font.family         font.index          font.weight
font.file           font.outline        font.width
font.fontformat     font.print_pattern
font.foundry        font.scalable
>>> font.family
[('en', 'Ubuntu')]
>>> font.foundry
'unknown'
>>> font.fontformat
'TrueType'
>>> font.has_char('A')
True
>>> font.file
'/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family/Ubuntu-BI.ttf'
>>> font = fontconfig.FcFont(font.file)
>>> font.family
[('en', 'Ubuntu')]

License

This program is released under GPLv3 license, see LICENSE for more detail.

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