[Fontconfig] Font encoding problem

mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Wed May 11 13:20:13 EST 2005


On Tue, 10 May 2005 10:22:32 +0200
"Eronen, Jussi (GE Healthcare)" <jussi.eronen at med.ge.com> wrote:

>I have a small X application, that displays 16-bit Unicode strings
>using Xlib function XwcDrawImageString.

XwcDrawImageString receives "wide character", not 16bit UCS-2.
I think XftTextRender16() in libXft is better. However I don't
know whether Unicode-oriented functions are transparent for PUA

>Some posting here suggests that encapsulating bitmaps to truetype
>font might help. Any suggestions how to do this (fontforge and
>fonttosfnt greated unusable ttf files)?

fontforge can load BDF font and convert/save into bitmap-only TTF.


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