FT_Get_X11_Font_Format -- Get font format


#include <freetype/ftxf86.h>

const char *FT_Get_X11_Font_Format(FT_Face face);


The FT_Get_X11_Font_Format() function can be used to return a string describing the format of the font face referenced by face.

Note that this information is not needed normally; however, there are special cases (like in PDF devices) where it is important to differentiate, in spite of FreeType's uniform API.

Return Value

The FT_Get_X11_Font_FormaFT_Get_X11_Font_Format() function returns return a string describing the format of a given face, using values which can be used as an X11 FONT_PROPERTY. Possible values are TrueType, Type 1, BDF, PCF, Type 42, CID Type 1, CFF, PFR, and Windows FNT. In case of an error, NULL is returned.