fc-query man page

fc-query — query font files

Synopsis

fc-query [ -Vh ]

[ [ -b ] [ --ignore-blanks ] ] [ [ -i index ] [ --index index ] ] [ [ -f format ] [ --format format ] ] [ --version ] [ --help ] font-file...

Description

fc-query queries font-file(s) using the normal fontconfig rules and prints out font pattern for each face found. If --index is given, only one face of each file is queried, otherwise all faces are queried.

Options

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-b
Ignore blanks to compute languages
-i
Only query face indexed index of each file.
-f
Format output according to the format specifier format.
-V
Show version of the program and exit.
-h
Show summary of options.
font-file
Query font-file for font faces.

Return Codes

fc-query returns error code 0 for successful parsing, or 1 if any errors occured or if at least one font face could not be opened.

See Also

fc-scan(1) FcFreeTypeQuery(3) FcPatternFormat(3) fc-cat(1) fc-cache(1) fc-list(1) fc-match(1) fc-pattern(1)

The fontconfig user's guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontconfig/fontconfig-user.html.

Author

This manual page was updated by Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>.

Referenced By

fc-cache(1), fc-cat(1), fc-list(1), fc-match(1), fc-pattern(1), fc-scan(1), fonts-conf(5), ttname(1).

Aug 13, 2008