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AIX Version 4.3 Commands Reference, Volume 3

lsfont Command


Lists the fonts available to the display.


lsfont [-l]


The lsfont command displays a list of the fonts available to the display. The font identifier can help you change fonts using the chfont command.

You can use a Web-based System Manager Devices application (wsm devices fast path) to run this command. You could also use the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) smit lsfont fast path to run this command.


-l Specifies the removal of all header information from format of data.


To list all fonts available to the display, enter:


The following example displays the font identifier, font name, glyph size, and font encoding for each available font:

FONT    FONT         GLYPH    FONT
ID      NAME         SIZE     ENCODING
0       Rom22.snf    2x30     IBM-850
1       Rom10.snf    08x14    IBM-850

For further details about the fonts available, see Text Fonts for the AIX System.


/bin/lsfont Contains the lsfont command.
/usr/lpp/fonts Contains fonts directory.

Related Information

The chfont command, mkfont command.

Low Function Terminal (LFT) Subsystem Overview in AIX Kernel Extensions and Device Support Programming Concepts.

Setting up and running Web-based System Management in AIX Version 4.3 System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices.

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