[XeTeX] Guaranteed Unicode replacement glyph in every TeX installation?
d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 15:14:08 CEST 2021
On Sat, 21 Aug 2021, 13:46 Janusz S. Bień, <jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 21 2021 at 10:48 +02, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> > Am Fri, 20 Aug 2021 19:45:37 -0600 (MDT) schrieb Doug McKenna:
> >> Using XeTeX, I want to typeset a LaTeX document into a PDF file. The
> LaTeX source code in UTF-8 expressly includes the Unicode Replacement
> character (� = U+FFFD)
> >> So ... What fixed-width and variable-width OpenType (or other)
> >> fonts, if any, are always distributed with TeX or TeXLive or
> >> whatever that one can rely upon to be available for placing this
> >> particular glyph in a final PDF file? What would be the correct
> >> incantation to doing so?
> > With a current texlive you can use albatross to find out which fonts
> > on your system support this
> > albatross -d 0xFFFD
> A nice replacement for fc-search-codepoint, as it accept also glyphs as
> the arguments.
note that fc-list will only find fonts known to fontconfig so by default
this won't include fonts distributed with texlive
> Best regard
> Janusz S. Bien
> emeryt (emeritus)
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