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Right way to specify Fonts? [message #492230] Mon, 19 October 2009 14:23 Go to next message
Hauke Fuhrmann is currently offline Hauke FuhrmannFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Hi there,

what is the right way to specify fonts for a GMF editor? I understand
you can specify a BasicFont in the gmfgraph model. It requires a "Face
Name" attribute, which seems to be the name of the font.

How do I correctly enter a font name that is platform independent? I
want to use my editor on Windows/Linux/Mac and even interchange model
files from different platforms.

So what is a platform independent font?

If I do not set any font at all, the different platforms use different
default fonts (Windows=Tahoma, Linux=Sans, Mac=Lucida) in such way that
a model edited with different platforms looks awkwards...

What's the right way to do it?

Re: Right way to specify Fonts? [message #1713161 is a reply to message #492230] Sun, 01 November 2015 17:22 Go to previous message
Sebastiaan Blommers is currently offline Sebastiaan BlommersFriend
Messages: 3
Registered: April 2015
Junior Member
Same here, we have problems with the different platforms saving incorrect fonts and locations all the time. I did find a bug in SWT it seems that SWTFontUtils might possibly help us with Monospaced fonts

[Updated on: Sun, 01 November 2015 18:36]

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