iOS Custom Font
Use custom font for iOS
iOS covers a lot of font in OS. But there are some cases we want to use original, not covered font.
Example Use Keifont
K-Fontis Japanese Animation “けいおん” like font.
This is Apache License 2.0. This has
Download files from this web site and unzip
Font file type
iOS supports following font file.
- PostScript Type1 based OpenType(.otf)
- True type based OpenType(.ttf)
K-font has ttf file in download folder, copy this file to your iOS Project like other resources.
Certainly, font file seems to be a bit heavy.
Font family name
To use font, we need to call fontWithName method.
This API requires font name, but how to know font name?
From command results, we can get fontWithName name.
com_apple_ats_name_postscript = ( Keifont )
You can find this from results. The results are json and include font information of ttf.
O.K. You can get “Keifont”, this is font name.
How to use?
UIFont *font = [UIFont fontWithName:@"Keifont" size:15];
Setting in Info.plist
Add new row
Fonts provided by application item0 keifont.ttf