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Re: [TCLUG:4043] symbol font in X

I think you want xfontsel, it'll browse your font libraries. If your current
libraries don't have the ohms symbol, I'll hunt up a couple URLs for you.

ron parker

Tim Wilson wrote:

> Greetings:
> What's the proper way to access other fonts from within X? Specifically,
> I've been creating some circuit diagrams with xfig, and I'd like to label
> some resistors using the greek letter omega to represent ohms. Is there a
> standard symbol font that I can access somehow?
> I must say one of my consistent disappointments with X is the confusing
> way that fonts are handled. I have to give the nod to Windows on that
> point. :-(
> Later,
> Tim
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