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fontlist Reference

List system fonts

fontlist

Description

Outputs a list of system fonts and, optionally, their system identification numbers. Optionally filters the list by font-family.

Examples

Arguments

font-type [symbol]

Optional

Font types (see above) may be used as arguments to specify font types the fontlist object will recognize.

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Sends the names of all currently installed fonts out the fontlist object's outlet as a series of messages. The messages are formatted for use by the umenu menu display objects. The list begins with a single line containing the message clear, followed by single line messages in the form append font-name.

Output

list

The fontlist object generates a list of installed fonts and, optionally, their system identification numbers.

See Also

Name Description
umenu