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Re: Getting victory hands symbol from Wingdings

From: Andreas Falkenhahn
Subject: Re: Getting victory hands symbol from Wingdings
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 17:01:52 +0200

In other words: I don't understand the point of FreeType creating a synthesized 
Unicode charmap that isn't usable at all. Why does it create such a Unicode 
charmap at all then? Or is this supposed to work correctly in newer versions 
and maybe just happens to be broken in 2.5.4? 

On 18.08.2020 at 15:15 Sascha Brawer wrote:

> The fonttools python library [1] comes with ttx [2], a script for
> printing the tables inside a font to XML. After you’ve installed
> fonttools, something like [2] will print the character-to-glyph maps
> in your font. That output (just the cmap table should be enough)
> might help with debugging what’s going on here.

> [1]
> [2]
> [3] ttx -t cmap -o -  wingding.ttf

> Best,

> — Sascha

Best regards,
 Andreas Falkenhahn                  

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