Tutorial by Topics: fonts

SVG Fonts are not directly supported by Browsers any more. Still they are very convenient for programmatically generating fonts such as symbol fonts or barcode fonts. There are many tools out there that allow you to convert svg fonts to any other font format.

The following examples show how to retrieve the default names of the system fonts that are store in the /system/fonts/ directory and how to use a system font to set the typeface of a TextView element.

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