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Re: Free type "invalid glyphs"

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Free type "invalid glyphs"
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:06:52 +0000 (UTC)

> I have found that FT_Get_Char_Index will explicitly return 0 for
> 'missing' characters which is the fix for the issue.  I am using
> FT_Load_Char but should that really return a valid construct for an
> "invalid" character?

Why not?  Go to a Wikipedia site for a foreign language without proper
font support, and you will usually see an ocean of rectangles for
missing glyphs.  This is far better than simply omitting them – how
shall the user know that something is not OK?


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