On 10.08.2017 at 21:46 Werner LEMBERG wrote:

>> It contains Greek characters

> Well it rather contains Greek *symbols*, to be used mainly for
> scientific purposes.

> The font in question is an old symbol TrueType font, not having a
> (native) Unicode cmap.  Instead, it contains a Windows symbol map
> (3,0), to be addressed in the character range 0xF000-0xF0FE.  You have
> to select this cmap manually.

> However, the forthcoming FreeType version (to be released very soon)
> has code to automatically synthesize a Unicode cmap (3,1) based on
> glyph names, and which get activated automatically.  This means
> that...

>> [...] For example, I've tried to get the Greek character delta in
>> upper-case notation by doing the following:

>>    FT_UInt glyph_index = FT_Get_Char_Index(face, 0x394);

> ... this use case *will* work properly then.

Great, thanks for looking into this!

Best regards,
 Andreas Falkenhahn                            mailto:andr...@falkenhahn.com

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