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fslsfonts - list fonts served by X font
fslsfonts [-options ...] [-fn pattern]
the fonts that match the given pattern. The wildcard character "*" may be
used to match any sequence of characters (including none), and "?" to match
any single character. If no pattern is given, "*" is assumed.
The "*" and
"?" characters must be quoted to prevent them from being expanded by the
- -server servername
- This option specifies the X font server
to contact. servername must be specified in one of the formats defined
in the Font Server Names section of X(7)
. If not specified, the server
name in the FONTSERVER environment variable is used.
- Lists some attributes
of the font on one line in addition to its name.
- Lists font properties
in addition to -l output.
- Supported for compatibility with xlsfonts,
but output is the same as for -ll.
- This option indicates that long listings
should also print the minimum and maximum bounds of each font.
- This option
indicates that listings should use multiple columns. This is the same as
- This option indicates that listings should use a single column. This
is the same as -n 1.
- -w width
- This option specifies the width in characters
that should be used in figuring out how many columns to print. The default
- -n columns
- This option specifies the number of columns to use in displaying
the output. The default is 0, which will attempt to fit as many columns
of font names into the number of character specified by -w width.
option indicates that the output should be left unsorted.
Doing “fslsfonts -l” can tie up your server
for a very long time. This is really a bug with single-threaded non-preemptable
servers, not with this program.
Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices,
- To get the default fontserver. The server name must be specified in one
of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7)
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