Use external fonts in android
In order to access our font easily, we need to bundle it with our application in a way that our code can subsequently load it. To do this, we create a Fonts folder in our assets direct
This may be your .xml
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:orientation="vertical" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent"> <TextView android:id="@+id/DefaultFontText" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:textSize="30sp" android:text="Here is some text." /> <TextView android:id="@+id/CustomFontText" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:textSize="30sp" android:text="Here is some text."> </TextView>
Write following code in your .java class
Typeface tf = Typeface.createFromAsset(getAssets(), "fonts/BPreplay.otf"); TextView tv = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.CustomFontText); tv.setTypeface(tf);
I want to use external fonts in my app. I have tried adding new
AssetManager but it did not work. Below is my code:
Typeface face; face = Typeface.createFromAsset(getAssets(), "font.otf"); textview.setTypeface(face);
but its not showing the text...
Please help me with this.
I was having the same problem. My font was not working in android either but I needed it to work. Using a font editor, I copied the characters from my font into the font that comes with the FontSampler example from Android-src-2_1. It worked perfectly.
While I will admit that my method was questionable from an intellectual property point of view, I didn't actually wind up using the original font, as all of the characters were replaced and all references to the old font where replaced as well. I had tried 'looking' at the way the two fonts were defined but making all the font variables match didn't work either. So in the ned, I used a skeleton of the original font as a template for the new font.
Use Fontinator it support booth OTF and TTF Fonts
It is an Android-Library make it easy, to use custom Fonts.