MirBSD manpage: wssetfont(8)

WSFONTLOAD(8)            BSD System Manager's Manual             WSFONTLOAD(8)


     wssetfont - Set the font for a wscons display device


     wssetfont [-c cfgdev] [-t ttydev] [name | -s slot]


     The wssetfont utility set the specified console to use a font previously
     loaded with the wsfontload(8) utility. The font is specified either by
     name or by using the -s slot option.

     The options are as follows:

     -c cfgdev
             Specify the control device of the wscons display to operate on.
             Default is /dev/ttyCcfg.

     -t ttydev
             Specify the name of the tty console device to operate on. Default
             is the current console, i.e. the terminal device currently open
             on STDIN, as would be returned by tty(1).

     -s slot
             Specify to use the font currently loaded in slot.

     If neither a name or the -s slot option are given, the built in font for
     the device will be used.


           # wsfontload -N myfont -e iso /usr/share/misc/pcvt/vt220l.816
           # wssetfont -t /dev/ttyC0 myfont

     Load a font from the pcvt directory, and set the first console to use
     this font.

           # wssetfont

     Set the current console back to the default built in font.


     wscons(4), wsconscfg(8), wsconsctl(8), wsfontload(8)


     wssetfont appeared in MirBSD #8.


     If two fonts are given the same name when loaded, and both are valid for
     the current screen type, the first font will always be chosen, even if
     the -s slot option is used.

     Some devices may support the use of multiple fonts; this utility does not
     provide a method of setting more than one font for a given device.

MirBSD #10-current            February 28, 2004                              1

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