show_fonts(*args, size=12, text=None)[source]

Generate a table of fonts. If a glyph for a particular font is unavailable, it is replaced with the “¤” dummy character.

  • *args – The font family names. If none are provided, the available sans-serif fonts, the fonts in your .proplot/fonts folder, and the fonts provided by ProPlot are shown.

  • size (float, optional) – The font size in points.

  • text (str, optional) – The sample text. The default sample text includes the Latin letters, Greek letters, Arabic numerals, and some mathematical symbols.