This module provides access to the IRIS Font Manager library. It is available only on Silicon Graphics machines. See also: 4Sight User's Guide, Section 1, Chapter 5: Using the IRIS Font Manager.
This is not yet a full interface to the IRIS Font Manager. Among the unsupported features are: matrix operations; cache operations; character operations (use string operations instead); some details of font info; individual glyph metrics; and printer matching.
It supports the following operations:
fminit(). It is normally not necessary to call this function, since it is called automatically the first time the
fmmodule is imported.
setfont()font handle method below). Calls
fmsetpath(string). (XXX Does not work!?!)
Font handle objects support the following operations:
fmgetfontinfo(). The returned tuple contains the following numbers: (printermatched, fixed_width, xorig, yorig, xsize, ysize, height, nglyphs).