[rrd-users] rrdtool graph --font on Windows

Philippe.Simonet at swisscom.com Philippe.Simonet at swisscom.com
Tue Sep 22 07:39:58 CEST 2009

Hi Peter

try with : 

--font  DEFAULT:8:c:/windows/fonts/lucon.ttf


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> [mailto:rrd-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch] On Behalf Of peter juuls
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> Subject: [rrd-users] rrdtool graph --font on Windows
> I downloaded the rrdtool 1.2.30 binaries for Windows 32. I 
> can create graphs with nice text below the graph in the 
> default. Unfortunately the font is a proportional font and I 
> want a fixed with font to ensure aligned columns. To get 
> Courier on all text, I added this option to the rrdtool 
> command "--font  DEFAULT:6:Courier". Running rrdtool with 
> this font reported "Failed to load Courier". I ran through a 
> number of other fonts from the fonts list in WordPad, but 
> they all returned the same error message, "Failed to load <fontname>"
> Q: How do I select a fixed font on Windows? Do I need to 
> install additional fonts to the Windows default font set? I 
> ran this on 64-bit Windows 2003 server - while rrdtool is 32 
> bit. Does this present a problem?
> Thanks
> Best regards 
> Peter
> ,
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