GDI32: freetype.c add more font selecting&linking mechanism support.

Huw D M Davies h.davies1 at
Tue Mar 7 05:33:48 CST 2006

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 08:22:36PM +0900, Byeong-Sik Jeon wrote:
> 2006-03-07 (화), 10:45 +0000, Huw D M Davies 쓰시길:
> > As Mike has said the patch is too long to review properly, so please
> > break it down into much smaller pieces.
> Yes. now working...


> > One thing that caught my eye was that these strings are locale
> > dependent rather like the bitmap font strings (see update_font_info).
> Yes. that is just thing like example, I will remove that.
> but, tahoma is important. "Tahoma" is linked at the "System" and,
> many resource files use "MS Shell Dlg", and font substitutes "MS Shell
> Dlg"="Tahoma". therefore, if font(gulim.ttc, msgothic.ttc, ...) is
> exist, then we(CJK users) can see our latter at first start. 
> just only "tahoma"...
> [Software\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\FontLink\\SystemLink] 
> "Tahoma"=str(7):"Gulim.ttc,Gulim\0MsGothic.ttc,MS UI Gothic
> \0SimSun.ttc,SimSun\0Mingliu.ttc,PMingLiU\0"

Right, but even Tahoma is locale dependent - the order of Gulim, MS UI
Gothic etc changes.

Huw Davies
huw at

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