ligatures & linux 

Do any of you fine folks have tips for viewing and entering ligatures in some font on linux?

This font comes with a bunch of custom ones, and I'm not sure how to find out how to type them!

atipofoundry.com/fonts/calenda

(The foundry site doesn't have info so my guess is this is obvious to people who do this sort of thing often!)

<3 for any insights :)

ligatures & linux 

`fc-list` shows me all my fonts and their names.

`xfd -fn "Calendas Plus"` sadly tells me:

Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
Warning: Cannot convert string "Calendas Plus" to type FontStruct
xfd: no font to display

But maybe I'm getting warmer...

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ligatures & linux 

Oh! `xfd -fa "Calendas Plus"` was the magic incantation. Neat!

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ligatures & linux 

I suspect I'm still missing some context. The examples I've seen have more ligatures than I can see looking through every page of the xfd display...

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Ah ha! gucharmap to the rescue. There you are, ligatures.

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ligatures & linux 

This looks like a nice alternative, too: xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/uni

gucharmap did the trick for me though. silly ligatures, here I come.

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