[Fontconfig] How to block glyph fallback?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Dec 9 15:26:20 PST 2012

On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 01:04:39PM -0800, Wendell P wrote:
> I need to block glyph fallback in specific applications on Linux, so
> that if the chosen font lacks a glyph, just the "missing glyph" glyph is
> shown.
> The apps are text editors based on GtkTextView, so I searched the GTK
> docs but couldn't find any way to control this feature. Can fallback
> only be controlled through fontconfig?
> I would like to be able to disable fallback both per application and per
> user.

You can use Pango fallback attribute:


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