[REBOL] Re: help needed from graphics GURUS ?
From: gscottjones:mchsi at: 31-Aug-2002 10:47
> On 01-Sep-02, G. Scott Jones wrote:
> > Outside of calling on a system resource, the only
> > other way I can think of to find what fonts are
> > available on a specific machine is to use a (gulp)
> > non-REBOL utility to create the list for REBOL.
> > Am I way off base on this? Please someone save
> > me from myself.
From: "Carl Read"
> That's why I asked if there was any reason this wouldn't work on
> specific OSs. On Amiga you'd just have the os-specific REBOL script
> look in the fonts directory and grab the names from the file-names.
> Font-files all over the place in Windows by any chance?
Doh! Ok. I guess I got overly focused on *one* way to get the font names.
*Obviously* I am not a font expert. At least on Win98, many fonts are
simply located in C:\WINDOWS\FONTS. Maybe there are other locations for
So two platforms would offer simple solutions.
Thanks for saving me from myself.