xlsfonts - server font list displayer for X


   xlsfonts [-display host:dpy] [-l] [-ll] [-lll] [-m] [-C] [-1] [-w
   width] [-n columns] [-u] [-o] [-fn pattern]


   xlsfonts lists the fonts that match the given pattern.  The wildcard
   character "*" may be used to match any sequence of characters
   (including none), and "?" to match any single character.  If no pattern
   is given, "*" is assumed.

   The "*" and "?" characters must be quoted to prevent them from being
   expanded by the shell.


   -display host:dpy
          This option specifies the X server to contact.

   -d host:dpy
          Same as -display host:dpy.

   -l     Lists some attributes of the font on one line in addition to its

   -ll    Lists font properties in addition to -l output.

   -lll   Lists character metrics in addition to -ll output.

   -m     This option indicates that long listings should also print the
          minimum and maximum bounds of each font.

   -C     This option indicates that listings should use multiple columns.
          This is the same as -n 0.

   -1     This option indicates that listings should use a single column.
          This is the same as -n 1.

   -w width
          This option specifies the width in characters that should be
          used in figuring out how many columns to print.  The default is

   -n columns
          This option specifies the number of columns to use in displaying
          the output. By default, it will attempt to fit as many columns
          of font names into the number of character specified by -w

   -u     This option indicates that the output should be left unsorted.

   -o     This option indicates that xlsfonts should do an OpenFont (and
          QueryFont, if appropriate) rather than a ListFonts.  This is
          useful if ListFonts or ListFontsWithInfo fail to list a known
          font (as is the case with some scaled font systems).

   -fn pattern
          This option specifies the font name pattern to match.

   -v     This option indicates that xlsfonts should print out the program
          version and exit.


   X(7), Xserver(1), xset(1), xfd(1), X Logical Font Description


          DISPLAY must be set to get the default host and display to use.


   Doing ``xlsfonts -l'' can tie up your server for a very long time.
   This is really a bug with single-threaded non-preemptable servers, not
   with this program.


   Mark Lillibridge

   Jim Fulton

   Phil Karlton

   Roland Mainz


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