Commit 87e391bb authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Windows Fonts): Use a @table for describing font properties.

parent 1d5b2149
2008-02-09 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* msdog.texi (Windows Fonts): Use a @table for describing font
properties.
2008-02-07 Jason Rumney <jasonr@gnu.org>
* msdog.texi (Windows Files): w32-get-true-file-attributes default
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......@@ -728,7 +728,7 @@ printer, put this in your @file{.emacs} file:
Starting with Emacs 23, fonts are specified by their name, size
and optional properties. The format for specifying fonts comes from the
fontconfig library used in modern Free desktops.
fontconfig library used in modern Free desktops:
@example
[Family[-PointSize]][:Option1=Value1[:Option2=Value2[...]]]
......@@ -736,63 +736,78 @@ fontconfig library used in modern Free desktops.
The old XLFD based format is also supported for backwards compatibility.
Emacs 23 supports a number of backends. Currently on Windows the @code{gdi}
font backend is supported.
Emacs 23 supports a number of backends. Currently, the @code{gdi}
font backend is supported on Windows.
@cindex font properties (MS Windows)
@noindent
Optional properties common to all font backends on MS-Windows are:
@table @code
@vindex font-weight-table @r{(MS-Windows)}
@code{weight} specifies the weight of the font. Special values @code{light},
@code{medium}, @code{demibold}, @code{bold} and @code{black} can be specified
without the @code{weight=} (eg @samp{Courier New-12:bold}). Otherwise
@item weight
Specifies the weight of the font. Special values @code{light},
@code{medium}, @code{demibold}, @code{bold}, and @code{black} can be specified
without @code{weight=} (e.g., @kbd{Courier New-12:bold}). Otherwise,
the weight should be a numeric value between 100 and 900, or one of the
named weights in @code{font-weight-table}. If unspecified, a regular font
is assumed.
@vindex font-slant-table @r{(MS-Windows)}
@code{slant} specifies whether the font is italic. Special values
@item slant
Specifies whether the font is italic. Special values
@code{roman}, @code{italic} and @code{oblique} can be specified
without the @code{slant=} (eg @samp{Courier New-12:italic}).
Otherwise the slant should be a numeric value, or one of the named
without @code{slant=} (e.g., @kbd{Courier New-12:italic}).
Otherwise, the slant should be a numeric value, or one of the named
slants in @code{font-slant-table}. On Windows, any slant above 150 is
treated as italic, and anything below as roman.
treated as italics, and anything below as roman.
@code{family} specifies the font family, but normally this will be specified
@item family
Specifies the font family, but normally this will be specified
at the start of the font name.
@code{pixelsize} specifies the font size in pixels. This can be used instead
@item pixelsize
Specifies the font size in pixels. This can be used instead
of the point size specified after the family name.
@code{adstyle} specifies additional style information for the font.
@item adstyle
Specifies additional style information for the font.
On MS-Windows, the values @code{mono}, @code{sans}, @code{serif},
@code{script} and @code{decorative} are recognized. These are most useful
as a fallback with the font family left unspecified.
@vindex w32-charset-info-alist
@code{registry} specifies the character set registry that the font is
@item registry
Specifies the character set registry that the font is
expected to cover. Most Truetype and Opentype fonts will be unicode fonts
that cover several national character sets, but you can narrow down the
selection of fonts to those that support a particular character set by
using a specific registry from @code{w32-charset-info-alist} here.
@code{spacing} specifies how the font is spaced. @code{p} specifies
@item spacing
Specifies how the font is spaced. The @code{p} spacing specifies
a proportional font, and @code{m} or @code{c} specify a monospaced font.
@code{foundry} is not used on Windows, but for informational purposes and to
@item foundry
Not used on Windows, but for informational purposes and to
prevent problems with code that expects it to be set, is set internally to
@code{raster} for bitmapped fonts, @code{outline} for scalable fonts,
or @code{unknown} if the type cannot be determined as one of those.
@end table
@cindex font properties (MS Windows gdi backend)
Options specific to @code{GDI} fonts
Options specific to @code{GDI} fonts:
@table @code
@cindex font scripts (MS Windows)
@cindex font unicode subranges (MS Windows)
@code{script} specifies a unicode subrange the font should support.
Scripts recognized on Windows are @code{latin}, @code{greek}, @code{coptic},
@code{cyrillic}, @code{armenian}, @code{hebrew}, @code{arabic},
@item script
Specifies a unicode subrange the font should support.
The following scripts are recognized on Windows: @code{latin}, @code{greek},
@code{coptic}, @code{cyrillic}, @code{armenian}, @code{hebrew}, @code{arabic},
@code{syriac}, @code{nko}, @code{thaana}, @code{devanagari}, @code{bengali},
@code{gurmukhi}, @code{gujarati}, @code{oriya}, @code{tamil}, @code{telugu},
@code{kannada}, @code{malayam}, @code{sinhala}, @code{thai}, @code{lao},
......@@ -804,11 +819,13 @@ Scripts recognized on Windows are @code{latin}, @code{greek}, @code{coptic},
@code{musical-symbol}, and @code{mathematical}.
@cindex font antialiasing (MS Windows)
@code{antialias} specifies the antialiasing to use for the font. @code{none}
@item antialias
Specifies the antialiasing to use for the font. The value @code{none}
means no antialiasing, @code{standard} means use standard antialiasing,
@code{subpixel} means use subpixel antialiasing (known as Cleartype on Windows),
@code{natural} means use subpixel antialiasing with adjusted spacing between
and @code{natural} means use subpixel antialiasing with adjusted spacing between
letters. If unspecified, the font will use the system default antialiasing.
@end table
@node Windows Misc
@section Miscellaneous Windows-specific features
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