Re: Which fonts have lesser-used UTF-8 characters?
- In reply to: David Chisnall : "Re: Which fonts have lesser-used UTF-8 characters?"
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Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 17:51:32 UTC
On 1/17/23 10:41, David Chisnall wrote: > On 17/01/2023 02:59, George Mitchell wrote: >> For instance, I'm happy to report that Bitstream Vera Sans Mono Bold, >> which I use in xfce4-terminal, has such relative oddities as ⇒ (U+21d2, >> rightward double arrow) and ≡ (U+2261, identical to), as well as U+23b5, >> bottom square bracket -- which isn't in the Fixed Width font in which I >> am composing this email. But how would I find a font that has, let's >> say, U+1d4db, mathematical bold script capital L? Is there a font >> character search tool that knows UTF-8 code points? -- George > > > Google publishes a no-tofu font family, including a mono version: > > https://fonts.google.com/noto/specimen/Noto+Sans+Mono > > These have a glyph for every unicode code point and are designed to be > used as fall-back for when the selected font does not have a glyph (and > would otherwise give blank rectangles: 'tofu') > > David Hmm, 𝓘I have that font installed, and it works in Mousepad, but Thunderbird seems unable to avail itself of all the code points. Fortunately, I don't need to put these characters in email very often. (In fact, never, until yesterday!) -- George