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Read and decode quirk encoded name records from OpenType fonts.

Project description

fontname is a lib for reading and decoding quirk encoded name records from OpenType fonts.

It is adept at dealing with CJK fonts and has been tested on over 10000 fonts.


pip install fontname

fontname requires Python 3.7 and above.

Usage examples

>>> import fontname
>>> fontname.get_display_names("msyh.ttc")
'微软雅黑 & Microsoft Yahei UI'

>>> from fontTools import ttLib
>>> tt = ttLib.TTFont("MO-UDShinGoSCGb4-Bol.otf")
>>> fontname.decode_name(tt['name'].names[19])
('森泽UD新黑 Gb4 B', <IssueLevel.MARK: 1>, 'x_mac_simp_chinese_ttx')
>>> tt.close()

>>> tt = ttLib.TTFont("文鼎粗圆简.TTF")
>>> fontname.decode_name(tt['name'].names[4])
('文鼎粗圆简', <IssueLevel.DATA: 2>, None)
>>> tt.close()


fontname is licensed under the MIT license.

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