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Re: Fonts in graphics

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  • Subject: [mg26707] Re: [mg26682] Fonts in graphics
  • From: Matt.Johnson at autolivasp.com
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 00:57:13 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Put a dash between 'Apple' and 'Chancery':
Text[StyleForm["VISION", FontWeight -> "Bold", FontFamily ->
"Apple-Chancery",
FontSize -> 48] , {0, .5}, {-1, 0}]


BTW, does anybody know how to get a list of available fonts to use in the
FontFamily option?

-matt





Andrew Watson <abwatson at mail.arc.nasa.gov> on 01/16/2001 10:47:31 PM

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Subject: [mg26707]  [mg26682] Fonts in graphics



I would like to specify a particular font in a Text expression within
a graphic. The call looks something like:

Text[StyleForm["VISION", FontWeight -> "Bold", FontFamily -> "Apple
Chancery", FontSize -> 48] , {0, .5}, {-1, 0}]

Given a font on the Apple Mac like "Apple Chancery" (as it is named
in the Fomat->Font menu), how do I specify that font? It doesn't work
as written above. I get some generic font.

Regards,
Andrew

PS: I have rtfm.

-Andrew







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