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systemfonts (development version)

  • Providing the font name as the family should now result in better matching

systemfonts 1.1.0

CRAN release: 2024-05-15

  • match_fonts() have been added as a vectorized and generalized version of match_font(). In the process match_font() has been deprecated in favour of match_fonts()
  • Two internal functions for converting weight and width names to integers have been exported
  • Fix a segfault on macOS when the system encounters a corrupted font collection (#113)

systemfonts 1.0.6

CRAN release: 2024-03-07

systemfonts 1.0.4

CRAN release: 2022-02-11

  • Use Courier New as default mono font on macOS instead of Courier to avoid issues between FreeType and Courier (#105)

systemfonts 1.0.4

CRAN release: 2022-02-11

  • Provide a fallback solution to the setup of the CRAN windows builder so that fonts can be discovered (#87)

systemfonts 1.0.3

CRAN release: 2021-10-13

  • Avoid warning when including the systemfonts header (#77)
  • Fix size selection of non-scalable fonts when the requested size is bigger than the available
  • Fix compilation bug when systemfont is used in C packages (#76)

systemfonts 1.0.2

CRAN release: 2021-05-11

  • Ensure compitability with freetype <= 2.4.11 (#70, @jan-glx)
  • Prepare for UCRT compilation

systemfonts 1.0.1

CRAN release: 2021-02-09

  • Fix a bug in font matching on Windows when matching monospace fonts
  • Fix a bug in reset_font_cache() on mac that would cause a system crash if the cache was not filled in advance (#67)

systemfonts 1.0.0

CRAN release: 2021-02-01

  • Tweak size determination for non-scalable fonts
  • Fix bug when switching between scalable and non-scalable fonts in the cache
  • Add utility for querying font fallbacks at both the R and C level
  • Add C-level API for finding emoji embeddings in strings
  • Add utility for getting weight of font from C code
  • Add utility for getting family name of font from C code
  • Add font weight and width to the output of font_info()

systemfonts 0.3.2

CRAN release: 2020-09-29

  • Fix compiled code for old R versions
  • Changes to comply with next cpp11 version

systemfonts 0.3.1

CRAN release: 2020-09-08

  • Fixed warnings on CRAN LTO machine

systemfonts 0.3.0

CRAN release: 2020-09-01

  • Added get_cached_face() so that other packages might retrieve FT_Face objects from the cache.
  • Adapted cpp11
  • Add infrastructure for setting OpenType font features on a registered font with either register_font() or the new register_variant(), along with the font_feature() function.

systemfonts 0.2.3

CRAN release: 2020-06-09

  • Replace the buggy Freetype cache subsystem with own implementation
  • Fix indexing bug in glyph_metrics()

systemfonts 0.2.2

CRAN release: 2020-05-14

  • Fix remaining valgrind issues by fixing the included font-manager code
  • Rewrite the text shaping algorithm to make it more future proof
  • Work around a nasty freetype bug in their cache subsystem

systemfonts 0.2.1

CRAN release: 2020-04-29

  • Various fixes to the correctness of compiled code

systemfonts 0.2.0

CRAN release: 2020-04-16

  • Add string_widths_dev() and string_metrics_dev() to request the current graphic device for string widths and metrics.
  • Add system for registering non-system fonts for look-up.
  • systemfonts will now detect user-installed fonts on Windows (possible after the 1806 update)
  • Font lookup is now cached for faster performance. The caching will get flushed when new fonts are added to the registry, or manually with reset_font_cache()
  • Systemfonts now provide querying of font information with font_info() and glyph_info()
  • Basic string shaping is now provided with shape_string()
  • Line width calculation is now available with string_width() (ignores presence of newlines, use shape_string() for more complicated strings)
  • Added str_split_emoji() for splitting of strings into substrings of emoji and non-emoji glyphs
  • Provide a header file for easy use from within C in other packages
  • Fix memory management issues on Mac
  • Fix handling of erroneous font files on windows

systemfonts 0.1.1

CRAN release: 2019-07-01

  • Fix compilation on systems with a very old fontconfig version (Solaris)

systemfonts 0.1.0

CRAN release: 2019-06-28

  • First version with match_font() and system_fonts() capabilities. More to come.
  • Added a file to track changes to the package.