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FC-MATCH(1)                                                        FC-MATCH(1)



NAME
       fc-match - match available fonts

SYNOPSIS
       fc-match  [ -svV? ] [ --sort ] [ --verbose ] [ --version ] [ --help ] [
       font-pattern ]


DESCRIPTION
       fc-match matches font-pattern (empty pattern by default) using the nor-
       mal  fontconfig  matching  rules  to  find the best font available.  If
       --sort is given, the sorted list of best matching fonts  is  displayed.
       With  --verbose, the whole font pattern for each match is printed, oth-
       erwise only the file, family and style are printed..

OPTIONS
       This program follows the usual  GNU  command  line  syntax,  with  long
       options  starting  with  two  dashes  (`-').   A  summary of options is
       included below.

       -v --verbose
              Print whole font pattern for each match.

       -? --help
              Show summary of options.

       -V --version
              Show version of the program and exit.

       -s --sort
              Displays sorted list of best matching fonts.

       font-pattern
              Displays fonts matching  font-pattern  (uses  empty  pattern  by
              default).

SEE ALSO
       fc-list (1).

       The  fontconfig  user's  guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontcon-
       fig/fontconfig-user.html.

AUTHOR
       This manual page was updated by Patrick Lam <plamATcsail.edu>.



                                  05 May 2008                      FC-MATCH(1)