Why would most FontAwesome icons work but not one?

Mario Torre neugens at redhat.com
Fri Oct 10 15:14:55 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-10-10 at 16:27 +0200, Mike Hearn wrote:
> I'm using FontAwesomeFX in my app (thanks for that guys!) and it works
> brilliantly .... except for one icon (THUMB_TACK), that is being set as a
> graphic in a listview. It works fine on MacOS but renders only a box on
> Windows. The icon shows fine in the fontawesome website.
> The only explanation for this I can think of is that something is going
> wrong deep inside the Windows specific text rendering pipeline. Other FA
> icons work, so, I'm puzzled as to why that one might be different.
> Does this sort of thing ring any bells? I'm unsure where to begin the
> debugging process.

I've noticed this with some icons, double check that the font file
you're using in FontAwesomeFX does actually contain the icon,
FontAwesome seems to add new icons even in minor releases.


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