Fallback fonts #3591
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Is this inherent to kitty's handling of fonts or is there an issue like both fonts would need to be the exact same width or something? Any ways I can troubleshoot why it's not working in my particular case? (It involves emoji so I don't 100% expect it to work but kitty doesn't seem to have a problem with emoji, just the ones missing from my default emoji font.)
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kitty implements font fallback. If a glyph is missing in a
Finally, you can check what fallbacks kitty is using with
🥵 isn't in my "Apple Color Emoji" font. (I'm stuck on OSX 10.13.6.) I've installed Joypixels to use as a fallback and other applications render its glyph just fine. Kitty's the only one I've noticed that renders it as a wide dash "—". I expect this would happen with at least some other fonts as well.
Can I specify what font fallback kitty use? Because my main font in config is JetBrainMono, It doesn't have some glyps (from patched nerd fonts), sometimes system correctly "choose" my installed Dejavu Nerd font, then it show icon correctly but now system doesn't choose right font (currently check
Same issues here. But
Ideally the symbol maps should be calculated and cached by kitty (maybe asynchronously in a background process) every time the listed fonts are updated (infrequently).