Florian Huber <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> some fonts are not filled with an solid color, but have regular
> gradient patterns instead. (I could send a screenshot to the list, but
> maybe this problem is already known). These fonts are: Charter,
> Helvetica, Lucida, New Century Schoolbook etc. whereas other fonts
> like the BitStream-fonts are displayed correctly.

You are most probably not using the very latest PangoFT2. Please try
again with GIMP-1.3.17; it now includes the code that used to live in

> I also want to use the artwiz fonts in gimp. What do I have to change?
> BTW: All fonts are displayed correctly in xfontsel.
> Which font-interface does gimp use? Xft and/or the xfree one?

GIMP-1.3 doesn't use X11 to render fonts. It uses PangoFT2 which
shares it's configuration with the Xft2 backend. Thus fonts are
configured via fontconfig. Please read the man-page on fonts.conf that
explains how to configure all this.

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