[rrd-users] [rrd-developers] How to set a specific font for TITLE in rrdtool 1.3.x

Bernhard Reutner-Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 23:08:37 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 02:13:52PM -0700, swami wrote:
>    I am trying to set a specific font (say DejaVuSans Bold) for my rrd graph and it does not seem to use it.
>    Running fc-list shows the DejaVu font in the list.
>    Is there anything i need to do for this to work.By the way , i am using rrdtool version 1.3.6 source compiled.

I assume you read http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/doc/rrdgraph.en.html#IMiscellaneous (or the same as manpage).
Try a font without a space in it. If that works, try something like
--font 'TITLE:13:DejaVuSans Bold'
i.e. pass the font specifier as one arg.


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