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9.7 Other FONTLIB functionality

FONTLIB ability to search for the most suitable available font is a straightforward application of the FontConfig library.

The experimental font expansion into GEOMLIB curves is realized using FreeType. FreeType includes routines for walking through the decoded font curves and we simply read these curves and convert them into GEOMLIB objects.

The informational functions simply call the appropriate FreeType function to get information about the font or just copy them from the right FreeType data structures.