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Re: Using the fonts available in the Format>Font menu as part of Style[]?

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  • Subject: [mg113554] Re: Using the fonts available in the Format>Font menu as part of Style[]?
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 05:02:28 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iam33d$jvt$1@smc.vnet.net>

Use the FontFamily option in Style:

Style[FromCharacterCode[Range[256]], FontFamily -> "WingDings"]

(the Wingdings font used in this example should be present on your
system, of course)

Cheers -- Sjoerd


On Nov 1, 11:00 am, Jason Ebaugh <ebaughja... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello -> All,
>
> Is there any way to use the fonts available in the Format>Font menu as pa=
rt
> of Style[]?
>
> I am writing a chess program that could really make use of the Chess font=
s.
> However, it seems that these fonts can only be added on somewhat
> superficially, by changing the font of already generated output. I don't =
see
> a way for a function to display them directly, without a human being goin=
g
> into the Font menu.
>
> Thanks a10^6,
> Jason
>
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