Earlier this month we published a way to get the full listing of font styles on Windows, continue reading to see how to get the same on Linux, including the path to the font file!
Month: March 2022
TTC files are TrueType Collection files that contain the data needed to represent multiple font styles and font weights; this is a collection. On the other hand, TTF files are TrueType Font files, that contains the data required to work with only one font style or one font weight (for example: Regular, Bold or Light).
Xojo stands firmly in support of Ukraine. Everyone has the right to live in safety and we are heartbroken by the escalating crisis in Ukraine,…
With just a few lines of code, you can create a Xojo app for iOS and Android that shows a new cat picture each time you launch it. I call this app “CatsUp!”. It’s a play on ketchup/catsup, get it?
Do you need to display all the font family members (styles and weights) available in your Windows computer? There is a simple way to do it using the RegistryItem class! Continue reading and I’ll show you how.
Every few weeks my son Lucas gets together with his friends for board game day. Last week’s game was Twilight Imperium. One part of the game includes rolling a 10-sided die to calculate whether one of your ships successfully registers a hit on your opponent. Apparently this is something that can take a while to do as each player amasses more and more ships. This was ripe for automation!
Xojo supports dark mode in most of the Desktop controls. However, the TabPanel control doesn’t yet support dark mode. But it can be made to support it. I use a segmented button and a PagePanel to overcome this and in the blog post, I’ll show you how.