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Ticket #14864 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

mplayer/ subfont.ttf

Reported by: tietze@… Owned by: ecronin@…
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 1.6.0
Keywords: mplayer font truetype ttf Cc: nox@…
Port:

Description

The option of using truetypefonts (TTF) or ~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf as default for subtitles and OSD seem broken. Using bitmap fonts in ~/.mplayer/font works fine.

The method of using a TTF font (as default) is described on mplayer.hu, so it seems reasonable to be a default option: http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/fonts-osd.html

The following error is reported when trying to use the ttf-file:

mplayer -font ./subfont.ttf ./movie.avi

[...] ./subfont.ttf doesn't look like a bitmap font description, ignoring. Cannot load bitmap font: ./subfont.ttf Playing movie.avi.[...]

Regards, Jørgen.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by jmr@…

  • Owner changed from macports-tickets@… to ecronin@…
  • Milestone set to Port Bugs

Assigning to maintainer.

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by ecronin@…

  • Status changed from new to assigned

Did you build MPlayer with the +osd variant? This enables the support libraries needed for ttf files.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by tietze@…

With the +osd it works flawless - thanks!

Feel stupid that I did not see that option, sorry for bugging you.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by ecronin@…

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

Great!

I've updated the variant description to make it a bit more accurate.

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by nox@…

Maybe +osd should be made default?

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by nox@…

  • Cc nox@… added

Cc Me!

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by anonymous

  • Milestone Port Bugs deleted

Milestone Port Bugs deleted

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