Monospaced bitmap fonts for consoles, terminals, and code editors
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commit 293cbc075baaa7494f2fb4230f15d32db16d5123
parent 329351b5c5876fb3e96f859564b102c84b39eb2b
Author: Frederic Cambus <fred@statdns.com>
Date:   Thu,  7 Feb 2019 15:29:11 +0100

Update README: mention generated formats in release tarballs, and improve usage instructions.

MREADME.md | 10++++++++--
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -9,7 +9,8 @@ Spleen is a monospaced bitmap font available in 5 sizes: - 32x64 Each size is provided in the Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF), and -in the `.dfont` format for Macintosh users. +release tarballs contain the fonts in the following formats: `PCF`, `PSF` +(for the Linux console), and `.dfont` for Macintosh users. All font sizes contain all ISO/IEC 8859-1 characters, except for the 5x8 version which only contains printable ASCII characters due to character @@ -54,7 +55,7 @@ Clone the repository, convert the files to the Portable Compiled Format ### Mac OS X / macOS -macOS users should use the provided `.dfont` files. +macOS users should use the provided `.dfont` file containing all sizes. ## Usage @@ -74,6 +75,11 @@ Update **.Xdefaults** and add one of the following directives: Launch **xterm**. +### Linux console + +Release tarballs provide PSF files for each size, `setfont` can be used +to load and set the desired font. + ### Mac OS X / macOS Configure the terminal application to use Spleen, and make sure anti-aliasing