[Fontconfig] How to block glyph fallback in a QT application?

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Mon Jan 6 00:24:42 PST 2014

Well, the topic on that discussion was for the whole font. I'm not
quite sure if that helps for glyph fallback like pango does and what
you may expect. but I think I referred to

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 3:13 PM, Janusz S. Bien <jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
> The problem of the glyph fallback has been already discussed on the list,
> but in the context of Pango.
> We have a QT application
> https://bitbucket.org/mrudolf/djview-poliqarp
> used to display historical texts with a lot of ligatures and some PUA
> characters form Medieval Unicode Font Initiative. If the user incidentally
> selects an improper font, then fallback creates quite a mess.
> In
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/fontconfig/2012-December/004490.html
> there is a statement:
> "there are no way to do that in fontconfig so far and a RFE is
> in Bugzilla long while."
> There is still no way to do it in fontconfig?
> Which RFE is referred to in the post?
> I would appreciate very much your comments and suggestions.
> Best regards
> Janusz
> --
> Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bień -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki
> Formalnej)
> Prof. Janusz S. Bień - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
> jsbien at uw.edu.pl, jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl, http://fleksem.klf.uw.edu.pl/~jsbien/
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