fc-pattern

parse and show pattern

TLDR

Display default information about a font

$ fc-pattern -d '[DejaVu Serif]'
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SYNOPSIS

fc-pattern [ -cdVh ] [ --config ] [ --default ] [ -f format | --format format ] [ --version ] [ --help ] [ pattern [ element ... ] ]

DESCRIPTION

fc-pattern parses pattern (empty pattern by default) and shows the parsed result. If --config is given, config substitution is performed on the pattern before being displayed. If --default is given, default substitution is performed on the pattern before being displayed.

If any elements are specified, only those are printed.

OPTIONS

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-c --config

Perform config substitution on pattern.

-d --default

Perform default substitution on pattern.

-f --format format

Format output according to the format specifier format.

-V --version

Show version of the program and exit.

-h --help

Show summary of options.

pattern

Parses and displays pattern (uses empty pattern by default).

element

If set, the element property is displayed for parsed pattern.

SEE ALSO

FcNameParse(3) FcConfigSubstitute(3) FcDefaultSubstitute(3) FcPatternPrint(3) FcPatternFormat(3) fc-cat(1) fc-cache(1) fc-list(1) fc-match(1) fc-query(1) fc-scan(1) The fontconfig user's guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontconfig/fontconfig-user.html.

AUTHOR

This manual page was updated by Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>.

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