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

       fc-match - match available fonts

       fc-match [ -asvVh ]  [ --all ]  [ --sort ]  [ --verbose ]  [  [ -f for‐
       mat ]  [ --format format ]  ]  [ --version ]  [ --help ]

	[ pattern  [ element... ]   ]

       fc-match matches pattern (empty pattern by default)  using  the	normal
       fontconfig matching rules to find the best font available. If --sort is
       given, the sorted list of best matching fonts is displayed.  The	 --all
       option  works like --sort except that no pruning is done on the list of

       If any elements are specified, only those are printed.  Otherwise short
       file  name,  family,  and  style	 are printed, unless verbose output is

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

       -a     Displays sorted list of best matching fonts, but do not  do  any
	      pruning on the list.

       -s     Displays sorted list of best matching fonts.

       -v     Print  verbose  output of the whole font pattern for each match,
	      or elements if any is provided.

       -f     Format output according to the format specifier format.

       -V     Show version of the program and exit.

       -h     Show summary of options.

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

	      If set, the element property is displayed for matching fonts.

       fc-list(1) FcFontMatch(3)  FcFontSort(3)	 FcPatternFormat(3)  fc-cat(1)
       fc-cache(1) fc-pattern(1) fc-query(1) fc-scan(1)

       The  fontconfig	user's	guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontcon‐

       This manual page was updated by Patrick Lam <plam@csail.mit.edu>.

				 Aug 13, 2008			   FC-MATCH(1)

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