[racket] text/font not rendering symbol fonts on WinXP

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 28 20:07:50 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Clement Erik Ferguson
<clementraphael at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using that dll fixed the problem on Windows XP 32bit!
> Using the 64-bit one on Windows 7 64-bit didn't work, though.
> Also, I was able to test out text/font with a symbol font on OS X 10.8.2,
> and it also would not render the symbol font.
> I found somebody who had made TeX fonts for byzantine neumes, and using
> mftrace I was able to generate a unicode-compatible TTF. That works like a
> charm on all platforms, even though the standard letters have been replaced
> by symbols. I found out that there's actually space reserved in the unicode
> standard for byzantine neumes, but nobody has yet done the work of making
> such a font.

Oh, that's great! If you can use this path, then I think you'll find
things much smoother.


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