[Development] "font emojis", where are they processed?

Tor Arne Vestbø Tor.arne.Vestbo at qt.io
Wed Feb 20 00:22:54 CET 2019

> On 19 Feb 2019, at 23:50, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to understand why Qt4 applications on Mac do not correctly display "font emojis" while they do on Linux. Qt5 apps are fine so I should be able to satisfy my curiosity from the Qt5/Mac implementation of the relevant code.
> Is there a specific place in the code where these glyphs get special treatment? I notice that the glyphs appear to be rendered in the "Apple Colour Emoji" font when using the CoreText fontengine; the FreeType engine shows little B&W outline drawings.

Grep qfontengine_coretext.mm for “ColorGlyphs”

Tor Arne 

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