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TTFQuery 1.0.5

FontTools-based package for querying system fonts

FontTools-based package for querying system fonts

TTFQuery builds on the FontTools package to allow the Python programmer to accomplish a number of tasks:

    * query the system to find installed fonts
    * retrieve metadata about any TTF font file (even those not yet
      installed)
          o abstract family type
          o proper font name
          o glyph outlines
    * build simple metadata registries for run-time font matching

With these functionalities, it is possible to readily
create OpenGL solid-text rendering libraries which
can accept abstract font-family names as font specifiers
and deliver platform-specific TTF files to match those libraries.

TTFQuery doesn't provide rendering services, but a sample
implementation can be found in the OpenGLContext project, from
which TTFQuery was refactored.
 
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TTFQuery-1.0.5.tar.gz (md5) Source 2012-02-06 17KB
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