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X11 Bitmapped Fonts in Java JDK 7?

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 20:52:19 -0400

If anyone knows how to make this work, I'd love to know.

It seems that JDK7 will support X11 bitmapped fonts (PCF format).  That means
that, in theory, I can use PyCharm with Schumacher Clean (the worlds most
awesome bitmap font, which i use both for console and editor).

However, I have not been able to get this to work, despite:

 - Download and build the JDK7 beta.
 - Downloaded the early-access version of PyCharm (the standard version 
   refuses to run on JDK7)
 - Remove all fontconfig files from the j2sdk image, except for one,
   which includes:
     awtfontpath.latin-1=/usr/share/fonts/misc

Despite all that, Schumacher is not listed by PyCharm in the available fonts.

Andrew

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