Re: code coverage problem when using fontconfig/freetype

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On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 4:49 AM, Pat Suwalski <pat@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Bin Chen wrote:
>  >  It seems that program(not sure the fontconfig or the user application)
>  >  can use the English font first if it only display English, but will
>  >  change to Chinese font once the English font can't have enough
>  >  coverage...
>  Typically, the font doesn't "change" over, but uses the characters out
>  of a different font. For example, if a Chinese font is added to the
>  "Sans" match, then a Chinese web page will latin characters from DejaVu,
>  and Chinese characters from whatever font was added.
>  For programs that don't use the functionality properly (like IceWM), you
>  have to specify the entire list of fonts that it should try.
>  If you're writing the program, I believe it's up to your program to keep
>  trying to match fonts until a character is found.

Thanks Pat, Can you point me to some sample code that I can modify the
program then fix this?

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