PCF font parsing and rendering library.


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BSD-3-Clause licensed by Michael Swan
Maintained by [email protected]
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Used by 1 package in lts-13.19(full list with versions):


Rendering a PCF font is easy with pcf-font. Load a PCF file from memory with decodePCF or from disk with loadPCF and then render a string with renderPCFText.


PCF Format


  • Add renderPCFTextColor function.

  • Improve documentation in Graphics.Text.PCF.

  • Add .pcf.gz support.

  • Add ASCII string rendering.
  • Add PCFText type.
  • Change renderPCFText to produce a value of PCFText.

  • Complete font rendering and parsing support.