showtext: Using Fonts More Easily in R Graphs

Making it easy to use various types of fonts ('TrueType', 'OpenType', Type 1, web fonts, etc.) in R graphs, and supporting most output formats of R graphics including PNG, PDF and SVG. Text glyphs will be converted into polygons or raster images, hence after the plot has been created, it no longer relies on the font files. No external software such as 'Ghostscript' is needed to use this package.

Version: 0.5
Depends: sysfonts (≥ 0.7.1), showtextdb (≥ 2.0)
Imports: grDevices
Suggests: knitr, prettydoc
Published: 2017-09-22
Author: Yixuan Qiu and authors/contributors of the included software. See file AUTHORS for details.
showtext author details
Maintainer: Yixuan Qiu <yixuan.qiu at>
License: Apache License (≥ 2.0)
Copyright: see file COPYRIGHTS
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: zlib, libpng, FreeType
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: showtext results


Reference manual: showtext.pdf
Vignettes: showtext: Using Fonts More Easily in R Graphs
Package source: showtext_0.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: showtext_0.4-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: showtext_0.4-6.tgz
Old sources: showtext archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: emojifont, hexSticker


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