[Fontconfig] How to block glyph fallback in a QT application?
behdad at behdad.org
Mon Jan 6 06:57:06 PST 2014
On 14-01-06 10:46 PM, Janusz S. Bien wrote:
> Quote/Cytat - Raimund Steger <rs at mytum.de> (Mon 06 Jan 2014 02:51:29 PM CET):
>> On Mon, January 6, 2014 07:13, Janusz S. Bien wrote:
>>> incidentally selects an improper font, then fallback creates quite a
>> What kind of mess are you seeing --
>> * empty squares showing (= no glyph fallback)
> That's what I would like to have when the user selects a wrong font.
You need to ask Qt then. Little that can be done in fontconfig.
>> * proper characters showing but from the wrong font (= glyph fallback)
> Usually this is just the case, by the main problem is caused by ligatures.
> The historical texts used a lot of ligatures and it's quite confusing when
> they are split into separate characters.
> Best regards
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