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@mdi/font-build v1.7.0

Material Design Icons webfont builder.

@mdi/font-build

Goal: Build the Material Design Icons SVG icons to a webfont.

Most notably this generates @mdi/font, but is written to allow others to add custom icons or tweak the output.

CLI

By installing @mdi/font-build globally one can generate their own webfont build.

# Install Globally
npm install -g @mdi/font-build
# Reads config from font-build.json
font-build

To run without installing use npx @mdi/font-build

Input

Any version of @mdi/svg v3.9.95+ will work with no changes. For earlier versions copy the font-build.json and update the version: { major: 3, minor: 9, patch: 95 } values.

Download from MaterialDesign-SVG

font-build --help explains all the possible overrides.

Folder Structure

meta.json
font-build.json
svg/
  account.svg
  ...

font-build is ran in the root of this folder.

Output

The output is essentially the @mdi/font package that is released to NPM and the CDN after every release. These are built to target IE11+.

dist/
  css/
    materialdesignicons.css
    materialdesignicons.css.map
    materialdesignicons.min.css
    materialdesignicons.min.css.map
  fonts/
    materialdesignicons-webfont.eot
    materialdesignicons-webfont.ttf
    materialdesignicons-webfont.woff
    materialdesignicons-webfont.woff2
  scss/
    materialdesignicons.scss
    _animated.scss
    _core.scss
    _extras.scss
    _functions.scss
    _icons.scss
    _paths.scss
    _variables.scss
  index.html

Why is the SVG font not generated?

The .svg format is very heavy font format not used by modern browsers, but it can be included. Simply append the --fontSvg flag.

font-build --fontSvg

Request Features

Please let us know if you need any features beyond the current CLI options by opening an issue.

The webfont Package is Amazing!

99% of this is thanks to the https://www.npmjs.com/package/webfont package. They really have done amazing work.

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