Disable showing un-available charecters

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Encore
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Disable showing un-available charecters

Post by Encore » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:05 pm

Hi,

Some fonts don't have all glyphs for all languages. In my case, I have some Arabic fonts that don't have Latin characters but MainType still show the default font to replace the missings glyphs. How can I disable this? I want to be able to see a font real preview.

Example:
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Re: Disable showing un-available charecters

Post by Erwin Denissen » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:55 pm

It is Windows that draws the text inside the preview, and we can't control how it displays the text. Windows aims to show text even when characters are missing, so people are still able to read the text. It is not what you want, but it is how Windows works.
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Re: Disable showing un-available charecters

Post by Encore » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:43 pm

Any idea what font is windows using there? is it Arial?

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Re: Disable showing un-available charecters

Post by Alfred » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:35 am

It certainly isn’t Arial. It looks more like Helvetica, but it isn’t that either.
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