Bug 118411 - Add a function to load fallback font specified by system fontconfig
Summary: Add a function to load fallback font specified by system fontconfig
Status: RESOLVED INSUFFICIENTDATA
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
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unspecified
Hardware: All Linux (All)
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Blocks: Font-Substitution
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Reported: 2018-06-27 14:09 UTC by Volga
Modified: 2019-03-21 11:25 UTC (History)
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Description Volga 2018-06-27 14:09:05 UTC
Description:
Some Linux and Unix-like desktop environments used fontconfig for font substitution and fallback, and it is customizable that user could be modified for any purpose, so LibreOffice should load fallback font as the fontconfig specified, unless user specified replacement table via Tools - Options - Fonts. 

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Reproducible: Always


User Profile Reset: No



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Comment 1 Buovjaga 2018-07-13 19:13:39 UTC
LibreOffice uses fontconfig, so please explain the difference of your proposal to the status quo.
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2018-07-13 19:15:14 UTC
For reference: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/LibreOffice_Localization_Guide/Advanced_Source_Code_Modifications#Font_Fallback

"Under unix fontconfig is used for font fallback, the original font name is sent to fontconfig and fontconfig determines the best replacement font to use depending on locale and other information."
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2019-01-11 15:22:32 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2019-03-21 11:25:26 UTC
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