Skip to main content

Displays Unicode chars coverage of system fonts

Project description

UniCover is a simple command-line tool displaying information about Unicode coverage of system fonts. It should work on systems that utilize Fontconfig (Linux and other Unix-like).

Dependencies: Python-fontconfig, freetype-py.

Installation

In most cases issuing the following command will be sufficient:

pip3 install --user UniCover

If you get an error from Python Fontconfig library, try installing its header files first, eg. for Debian or Ubuntu:

sudo apt install libfontconfig1-dev

Usage

Basic usage

Display all characters contained given font family or font file

Returns list of characters grouped by Unicode blocks.

unicover -f 'Liberation Sans'
unicover -f /usr/share/fonts/TTF/LiberationSans-Bold.ttf

unicover -f 'Liberation Sans' -g    # lists only Unicode blocks
unicover -f 'Liberation Sans' -o    # omits summary line (total number of characters)

You can discover what fonts are installed in your system using Fontconfig:

fc-list : family        # lists font families
fc-list : file family   # lists font files with families they belong to

List all system fonts that contain the specified character

unicover -c ₹
unicover -c 54f6

unicover -f ₹ -g        # lists only font families
unicover -f ₹ -o        # omits summary line (total number of fonts)

System fonts summaries

Display all Unicode blocks supported by the system fonts

unicover -g

List all characters supported by the system fonts

unicover -l
unicover -gl            # group characters by Unicode block

Note: output will be very long.

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

UniCover-0.1.tar.gz (13.9 kB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distribution

UniCover-0.1-py3-none-any.whl (16.0 kB view hashes)

Uploaded py3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page