[Fontconfig] How do I fc-match font of some particular encoding?
rs at mytum.de
Mon Jan 19 14:20:23 PST 2015
On 01/19/15 20:20, Yuri Kanivetsky wrote:
> I was trying to make xterm use some particular font, namely Terminus. I
> managed to do so with "font" X resource:
> xterm*font: -*-terminus-medium-r-*--20-*-*-*-*-*-iso10646-*
> But I wonder if I could achieve the same result with "faceName"
> resource. I tried it this way (according to tutorial at
> xterm*faceName: Terminus:encoding=iso10646-1
I don't think the 'encoding' property was ever supported by fontconfig.
Even on my system, it's commented as "old" in
/usr/include/X11/Xft/XftCompat.h and doesn't have a fontconfig
equivalent in that file.
If you need fontconfig to choose a font that supports a certain glyph,
best use the 'lang' property which fontconfig uses to indicate glyph
I. e. use some 'lang' value that doesn't appear in the ISO-8859-1
version of the font.
With newer fontconfig, you should also be able to match on 'file'.
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