fc-validate man page

fc-validate — 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.

Only query face indexed index of each file.
Set lang as a language instead of current locale. this is used for -m.
Show more detailed information.
Show version of the program and exit.
Show summary of options.
Query font-file for font faces.

Return Codes

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>.


Sep 10, 2012