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Re: [SLUG] X11 Font?


* Malik Jayawardena (malikj@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> 
> Anyway I keep getting this error:
> 
> "Font not found: -*-helvetica-bold-r-normal-*-*-480-*-*-*-*-*-*No font 
> found for GL"
> 
Mal,

Did you type this or paste it?
There appear to be 14 fields in this XLFD (X Logical Font Descriptor), where
there should be 13.


		  $ xlsfonts | grep helvetica | less

		  -adobe-helvetica-medium-r-normal--34-240-100-100-p-176-iso10646-1
		  -adobe-helvetica-medium-r-normal--34-240-100-100-p-176-iso8859-1
		  etc

I doubt whether that's due to the differences between distributions. It's
either a typo or a screw loose in the error messages of the software.

The 480 is the POINT_SIZE, (i.e 48pt). If I look for 48pt fonts here

		  $ xlsfonts | grep 480
		  -cc-song-medium-r-normal-jiantizi-48-480-75-75-c-480-gb2312.1980-0
		  -hrnet&hcr-grtex-bold-i-normal--50-480-75-75-p-326-iso8859-2

I get a few, but no helvetica. Maybe you need to look for a larger helvetica 
somewhere. I'll have a go as well later.

Nick