CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz


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Description

CharisSILCompact - Charis SIL TrueType font collection, compact variant

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package filename CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz
Package name CharisSILCompact
Package version 4.114
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Category x11-fonts
Homepage http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=CharisSILfont
License OFL11
Maintainer ports@FreeBSD.org
Download size 1.07 MB
Installed size 6.52 MB
Charis SIL is a Unicode-based font family that attempts to provide a
comprehensive inventory of glyphs needed for almost any Roman- or
Cyrillic-based writing system, whether used for phonetic or orthographic
needs. In addition, there is provision for other characters and symbols useful
to linguists. This font makes use of state-of-the-art font technologies to
support complex typographic issues, such as the need to position arbitrary
combinations of base glyphs and diacritics optimally.
Charis is similar to Bitstream Charter, one of the first fonts designed
specifically for laser printers. It is highly readable and holds up well in
less-than-ideal reproduction environments. It also has a full set of styles
- regular, italic, bold, bold italic - and so is more useful in general
publishing than Doulos SIL. Charis is a serif, proportionally-spaced font
optimized for readability in long printed documents.
This compact variant has been created with TypeTuner Web, by setting the "Line
spacing" feature to "Tight", and will not be able to be TypeTuned again.
WWW: http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=CharisSILfont
Options:
- DOCS: on
To use these fonts, add the following line to the "Files" section of
xorg.conf:
FontPath "/usr/local/share/fonts/CharisSILCompact/"
Users of older versions of X may additionally have to make sure that
the freetype module is loaded.  Check /var/log/Xorg.0.log for error
messages.  If freetype is required, add the following line to the
"Modules" section of xorg.conf:
Load "freetype"
===>   NOTICE:
The CharisSILCompact port currently does not have a maintainer. As a result, it is
more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
the future. To volunteer to maintain this port, please create an issue at:
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla
More information about port maintainership is available at:
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/contributing/ports-contributing.html#maintain-port

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz 4.114 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz 4.114 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz 4.114 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
CharisSILCompact - - -

Requires

Name Value
fontconfig = 2.12.6,1
mkfontscale = 1.2.1

Download

Type URL
Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
Binary Package CharisSILCompact-4.114_2.txz
Source Package x11-fonts/charis-compact

Install Howto

Install CharisSILCompact txz package:

# pkg install CharisSILCompact

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