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Old 01-28-2010, 05:26 PM
Default Font substitution in OOo (was: Grepping fonts for a specific glyph)

On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:14:11 -0800, John Jason Jordan wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 16:58:17 +0200
> Dotan Cohen dijo:
>>On 28 January 2010 16:40, Camaleón wrote:

>>> If the font has not available the symbol, it will display a "fallback
>>> alternative" sign, this is a suggested standard feature of unicode
>>> fonts.
>>For instance, when I have Hebrew text but use a font that does not have
>>Hebrew glyphs, I still see Hebrew letters. Obviously another font is
>>being substituted.
> OpenOffice is the wrong tool to find out if a font contains a glyph. As
> you have discovered, OOo will substitute the glyph from another font,
> and it won't tell you it has done so.

I guess you mean the option under "Tools / Options / OpenOffice.org /
Fonts / [x] Apply replacement table".

But this can be turned off at any time or adjusted to your needs :-?



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