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Re: Global Font Change? Christopher Meredith Sat Aug 28 09:00:19 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Xavier Scheuer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 27 August 2010 02:00, Christopher Meredith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> I've done a lot of searching but am still having some trouble.
>> Basically, I want to globally change the text render font from Century
>> Schoolbook to a different serif font. The font I want to use is a
>> system-installed OTF font and it is working, except I can't get
>> italics to work. I have tried the following methods:
>>
>> 1. Setting make-pango-font-tree in the \paper section of the .ly file
>> 2. Changing font.scm
>> 3. Overriding the font at every occurrence
>>
>> In each of these instances, the new font is rendered, except for
>> italics. Is there something I am forgetting?
>
> Hi!
>
> Maybe your font has another name for italic : something like
> "My Font Name Italic" for example.
> Have you checked your font does not have several entries, by running
>
>  lilypond -dshow-available-fonts x
>
> and looking for your font name?

Thanks, that did help. It revealed that for whatever reason, the font
I was trying to use didn't have an italics form. I switched to a
different font and now all is working as expected. Thanks!

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