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FcPatternBuild, FcPatternVaBuild - Create patterns from arguments


#include <fontconfig.h>

FcPattern * FcPatternBuild (FcPattern *orig, ...);

FcPattern * FcPatternVaBuild (FcPattern *orig, va_listva);


Builds a pattern using a list of objects, types and values. Each value to be entered in the pattern is specified with three arguments:

  1. Object name, a string describing the property to be added.
  2. .
  3. Object type, one of the FcType enumerated values
  4. .
  5. Value, not an FcValue, but the raw type as passed to any of the FcPatternAdd<type> functions. Must match the type of the second argument.

The argument list is terminated by a null object name, no object type nor value need be passed for this. The values are added to `pattern', if `pattern' is null, a new pattern is created. In either case, the pattern is returned.


pattern = FcPatternBuild (0, FC_FAMILY, FtTypeString, "Times", (char *)

FcPatternVaBuild is used when the arguments are already in the form of a varargs value.


Fontconfig version 2.3.2

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