LC server and fonts

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Sat Mar 3 17:31:49 CET 2018


so doesn't html output need font css to display correctly?

On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 11:29 AM, Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:

> That would work perfectly in desktop....but on server...... its different
> for some reason.
>
> You are displaying field and exporting from a browser window correct?
>
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 10:19 AM, jbv via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello
>> Thanks for the reply, but that's not what I need.
>> For instance, here's what I want to do :
>>    create field
>>    put "my text" into fld 1
>>    set the textfont of fld 1 to "myfont.ttf'
>>    export snapshot from fld 1 to file "File1.png" as PNG
>> Therefore I need to "load" ttf fonts somehow.
>>
>> Best
>> jbv
>>
>> On Sat, March 3, 2018 4:10 pm, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote:
>> > LC server generates html code to display text..... so you need to use
>> > inline CSS, external CSS to generate the text you want using HTML
>> >
>> > On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 5:14 AM, jbv via use-livecode <
>> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hello list
>> >> How can I load ttf font files with LC server, at least version 7.1
>> >> available on my on-rev account ? Neither "revFontLoad" nor "start using
>> >> font file" seem to work... And the list of available fonts returned by
>> >> "the fontNames" is quite
>> >> limited...
>> >>
>> >> Thanks in advance.
>> >> jbv
>> >>
>> >>
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