Knowing which characters are actually available in a font

Olivier Galibert galibert at
Wed Apr 18 07:05:26 PDT 2007

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 09:47:52AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> xterm makes a check for this situation - iirc, there's no X11 function which
> does it (not even undocumented).

I was afraid of that.  Thanks.

> Xft has an analogous function (not for the same fonts...), but since it's
> mostly undocumented you would have to read the source code.  xterm uses
> that, too.

Ok, I'll definitively check xterm's source.


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