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XmFontList(3)		   Library Functions Manual		 XmFontList(3)

NAME
       XmFontList -- Data type for a font list

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<Xm/Xm.h>

DESCRIPTION
       XmFontList  is  the  data type for a font list. A font list consists of
       font list entries. Each entry contains a	font or	a font set (a group of
       fonts)  and is identified with a	tag, which is optional.	If this	tag is
       NULL, the tag is	set to XmFONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG.

       The value of XmFONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG is XmFONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG_STRING.

       When a compound string is displayed, the	font list element tag  of  the
       compound	 string	 segment  is matched with a font list entry tag	in the
       font list and the matching font list entry is used to display the  com-
       pound string. A font list entry is chosen as follows:

	  o  The  first	 font list entry whose tag matches the tag of the com-
	     pound string segment is used.

	  o  If	no match has been found	and if the tag of the compound	string
	     segment  is  XmFONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG,  the	first  font list entry
	     whose tag matches the tag that would result from creating an  en-
	     try  with XmSTRING_DEFAULT_CHARSET	is used.  For example, if cre-
	     ating an entry with XmSTRING_DEFAULT_CHARSET would	result in  the
	     tag  ISO8859-1,  the  compound  string segment tag	XmFONTLIST_DE-
	     FAULT_TAG matches the font	list entry tag ISO8859-1.

	  o  If	no match has been found	and if the tag of the compound	string
	     segment matches the tag that would	result from creating a segment
	     with XmSTRING_DEFAULT_CHARSET, the	first font  list  entry	 whose
	     tag is XmFONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG is used.

	  o  If	 no  match has been found, the first entry in the font list is
	     used.

       The font	list interface consists	of the routines	listed in Related  In-
       formation.

       Font lists are specified	in resource files with the following syntax:

       resource_spec:  font_entry [, font_entry	]+

       The  resource  value  string  consists of one or	more font list entries
       separated by commas. Each font_entry identifies a font or font set  and
       an optional font	list entry tag.	A tag specified	for a single font fol-
       lows the	font name and is separated by =	(equals	sign); otherwise, in a
       font set	the tag	is separated by	a colon. The colon is required whether
       a tag is	specified or not. A font entry uses the	 following  syntax  to
       specify a single	font:

       font_name [ '=' tag ]

       For example, the	following entry	specifies a 10 point Times Italic font
       without a font list entry tag;

       *fontList:  -Adobe-Times-Medium-I-Normal--10*

       A font entry containing a font set is similar, except a semicolon sepa-
       rates  multiple font names and the specification	ends with a colon fol-
       lowed by	an optional tag:

       font_name [ ';' font_name ]+ ':'	[ tag ]

       A font_name is an X Logical Font	Description (XLFD) string and  tag  is
       any  set	of characters from ISO646IRV except space, comma, colon, equal
       sign and	semicolon. Following is	an example of a	 font  set  entry.  It
       consists	 of  three  fonts  (except for charsets), and an explicit font
       list entry tag.

       *fontList: -Adobe-Courier-Bold-R-Normal--25-180-100-100-M-150;-JIS-Fixed-Medium-R-Normal--26-180-100-100-C-240;-JIS-Fixed-Medium-R-Normal--26-180-100-100-C-120:MY_TAG

       Note that the XmRenderTable is another data type	that can be  used  for
       font lists. Refer to the	XmRenderTable(3) for details.

RELATED
       XmFontListAdd(3),   XmFontListAppendEntry(3),   XmFontListCopy(3),  Xm-
       FontListCreate(3),  XmFontListEntryCreate(3),   XmFontListEntryFree(3),
       XmFontListEntryGetFont(3),  XmFontListEntryGetTag(3),  XmFontListEntry-
       Load(3),	XmFontListFree(3),  XmFontListFreeFontContext(3),  XmFontList-
       GetNextFont(3),	XmFontListInitFontContext(3),  XmFontListNextEntry(3),
       XmFontListRemoveEntry(3), XmRenderTable(3), and XmString(3).

								 XmFontList(3)

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