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Is it possible to add a new TTF font into OpenJFX list of supported fonts

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Joined: 2005-10-18
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seems like when I call new Font("TTFTestFont", "PLAIN", 14);
the underlying code just looks into a hasmap to find the font family and
if not found just creates the font but maps it to a default font of some sort with
throwing any error or exception

Furthermore tracing the process with strace on linux, there do not seem to be any call to open my TTFTestFont.ttf file

Any clues ?

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Joined: 2007-05-17
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Since Java 1.3, it has been possible to create a font from a stream. And, the JavaFX api provides a Font.fromAWTFont(f: java.awt.Font ) method. So, create the awt font from the file, then create the JavaFX Font from the awt one.