Mac os x lion system fonts
I'm using Lion.
How to Install New Fonts in Mac OS X
Something from MacPorts, or AppleScript for run with osascript command would be welcome too. I know that this is quite an old post, but I just stumbled upon it from Google while searching for something similar mostly just wanting to list active fonts via Terminal. Considering your example, I assume you would prefer the OS X specific ones.
If I'm incorrect in this assumption, simply take out everything after family. That command returns many many lines on it's own, here is a handful of interesting ones I saw in the list:. Sign up to join this community.
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Is there any shell command for getting a list of activated fonts? Our of my own morbid curiosity, can I ask why you need it 1 programmatically, and 2 in such a specific format?
It should return a huge list of font data in the format of: Fonts: Arial Narrow. All Rights Reserved.
Description: Monotype Drawing Office A contemporary sans serif design, Arial contains more humanist characteristics than many of its predecessors and as such is more in tune with the mood of the last decades of the twentieth century. The overall treatment of curves is softer and fuller than in most industrial-style sans serif faces. The preinstalled fonts live in two different folders, both called Fonts.
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One is in the Library folder at root level on your hard drive; the other is in the Library subfolder within the System folder. Mac OS X actually has four Font folders. A third one, also called Fonts, is in the hidden Library folder in your home directory. No problem — Mac OS X supports them all.
Tens of thousands of Type 1 fonts are available. Not nearly as many high-quality TrueType fonts exist. A suitcase file to hold the bitmap that tells the computer how to draw the font on your screen.