[XeTeX] discovering script support

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 22:20:41 CEST 2016

2016-06-20 21:28 GMT+02:00 maxwell <maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu>:
> Is there a program (preferably a command-line program) that will tell me
> what scripts an OpenType font supports?  The 2016 fontspec is giving me a
> warning where I wasn't getting one before, e.g.
>     * fontspec warning: "script-not-exist"
>     * Font 'Nikosh' does not contain script 'Bengali'.
> I've tried fc-list --verbose (including fonts that I know have script info),
> but afaict fc-list does not display script info.  I've tried googling this
> question, but the word "script" seems to be generic enough that I can't find
> anything useful.  There are plenty of hits with "does not contain script",
> but not afaict any that tell me how to determine what scripts a font
> supports.
otfinfo --scripts font-file.otf

> It may of course be possible that this font supports the Bengali script, but
> doesn't explicitly say that.  But it makes me uneasy...
>    Mike Maxwell
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Zdeněk Wagner

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