validate font files


fc-validate [ -Vhv ] [ -i index | --index index ] [ -l lang | --lang lang ] [ --verbose ] [ --version ] [ --help ] font-file ...


fc-validate validates font-file (s)if each fonts satisfies the language coverage according to the orthography files in fontconfig. If --index is given, only one face of each file is validated, otherwise all faces are validated.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-i--index index Only query face indexed index of each file.

-l--lang lang Set lang as a language instead of current locale. this is used for -m .

-v--verbose Show more detailed information.

-V--version Show version of the program and exit.

-h--help Show summary of options.

font-file Query font-file for font faces.


fc-validate returns error code 0 for successful parsing, or 1 if any errors occured or if at least one font face could not be opened.


This manual page was updated by Akira TAGOH <akira@tagoh.org> .

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