[Fontconfig] Querying a font
shochat at acm.org
Mon Sep 22 02:15:06 EST 2003
Is there a utility that can be used to find out things about a given
font that is installed on my system? Things I want to know:
1. Is it a Unicode font?
2. What code points does it support?
I have RedHat Linux 9 and fontconfig-2.1-9. The documentation I found on
the fontconfig web site says that fontconfig allows you to find out how
well a given installed font supports a given language, but how? Do I
need to write my own utility against the fontconfig library to do this,
or does such a utility already exist? I have something called
gnome-font-viewer which I think is what allows me to see what fonts look
like under nautilus. That is very nice, but there is no way I have
figured out to ask the 2 questions above using this.
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