fc-list Man page

FC-LIST(1) FC-LIST(1)

NAME

fc-list – list available fonts

SYNOPSIS

fc-list [ -vVh ] [ –verbose ] [ [ -f format ] [ –format format ] ] [ [ -q ] [ –quiet ] ] [ –version ] [ –help ]

[ pattern [ element… ] ]

DESCRIPTION

fc-list lists fonts and styles available on the system for applications
using fontconfig. If any elements are specified, only those are
printed. Otherwise family and style are printed, unless verbose output
is requested.

OPTIONS

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

-v Print verbose output of the whole font pattern for each match,
or elements if any is provided.

-f Format output according to the format specifier format.

-q Suppress all normal output. returns 1 as the error code if no
fonts matched.

-V Show version of the program and exit.

-h Show summary of options.

pattern
If this argument is set, only fonts matching pattern are dis‐
played.

element
If set, the element property is displayed for matching fonts.

EXAMPLES
fc-list
Lists all font faces.

fc-list :lang=hi
Lists font faces that cover Hindi.

fc-list : family style file spacing
Lists the filename and spacing value for each font face. “:”
is an empty pattern that matches all fonts.

SEE ALSO

fc-match FcFontList(3) FcPatternFormat(3) fc-cat fc-cache fc-
pattern(1) fc-query fc-scan

The fontconfig user’s guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontcon‐
fig/fontconfig-user.html.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Keith Packard and
Josselin Mouette .

Aug 13, 2008 FC-LIST(1)