gdiplus: Add a test to show that bitmap fonts aren't used for fontfamilies.

Huw Davies huw at
Tue Jul 8 16:26:19 CDT 2008

Adam Petaccia wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 13:20 +0100, Huw Davies wrote:
>> ---
>>  dlls/gdiplus/tests/font.c |    7 +++++++
>>  1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> On my Windows system I can't find MSSansSerif, only Microsoft Sans
> Serif. I'm not sure if that's a valid test to prove that point. 

It's a bitmap font.  The (latin version of the) font file is called 
sserife.fon .  Basically the FontFamily stuff relies on scalable 
outlines, so gdiplus seems to simply ignore bitmap fonts.

It's also a hint that Wine's GdipGetGenericFontFamilySansSerif() is 
incorrect - in the absence of 'Microsoft Sans Serif' then 'Tahoma' may 
be a better choice.


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