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Acorn Arcade forums: Programming: Proportional font loading/use
 
  Proportional font loading/use
  MrTAToad (12:53 6/2/2013)
  swirlythingy (13:10 6/2/2013)
    MrTAToad (16:38 6/2/2013)
      swirlythingy (23:07 6/2/2013)
        MrTAToad (12:58 7/2/2013)
 
Nicholas Kingsley Message #121875, posted by MrTAToad at 12:53, 6/2/2013
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Is it possible to load/use a proportional font that isn't in !Fonts - by the look of the PRM's, it doesn't seem possible unfortunately.
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Martin Bazley Message #121876, posted by swirlythingy at 13:10, 6/2/2013, in reply to message #121875

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*FontInstall <directory>
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Nicholas Kingsley Message #121883, posted by MrTAToad at 16:38, 6/2/2013, in reply to message #121876
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Trouble is I dont really want it to be installed - just loaded & used - what Windows would call a temporary font as its just available for the program (and only whilst it's running).

Technically it could be installed and then removed at the end though...

[Edited by MrTAToad at 16:40, 6/2/2013]

[Edited by MrTAToad at 16:42, 6/2/2013]
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Martin Bazley Message #121885, posted by swirlythingy at 23:07, 6/2/2013, in reply to message #121883

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Technically it could be installed and then removed at the end though...
Yes, that's how fonts work. Think of it like any other system resource you need to claim and free afterwards, like RMA.
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Nicholas Kingsley Message #121887, posted by MrTAToad at 12:58, 7/2/2013, in reply to message #121885
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Thanks for that!
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Acorn Arcade forums: Programming: Proportional font loading/use