Method

PangoFontget_metrics

Declaration [src]

PangoFontMetrics*
pango_font_get_metrics (
  PangoFont* font,
  PangoLanguage* language
)

Description [src]

Gets overall metric information for a font.

Since the metrics may be substantially different for different scripts, a language tag can be provided to indicate that the metrics should be retrieved that correspond to the script(s) used by that language.

If font is NULL, this function gracefully sets some sane values in the output variables and returns.

Parameters

language PangoLanguage
 

Language tag used to determine which script to get the metrics for, or NULL to indicate to get the metrics for the entire font.

 The argument can be NULL.
 The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Return value

Returns: PangoFontMetrics
 

A PangoFontMetrics object. The caller must call pango_font_metrics_unref() when finished using the object.

 The caller of the method takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.