A monospace font is a font designed for text display where the the characters form a regular grid.
For Western languages this would
mean that the advance width of all characters are the same, but
this categorization also includes Asian fonts which include
double-width characters: characters that occupy two grid cells.
g_unichar_iswide() returns a result that indicates whether a
character is typically double-width in a monospace font.
The best way to find out the grid-cell size is to call
pango_font_metrics_get_approximate_digit_width(), since the
be affected by double-width characters.
Available since: 1.4