Function

GLibunichar_iszerowidth

Declaration [src]

gboolean
g_unichar_iszerowidth (
  gunichar c
)

Description [src]

Determines if a given character typically takes zero width when rendered. The return value is TRUE for all non-spacing and enclosing marks (e.g., combining accents), format characters, zero-width space, but not U+00AD SOFT HYPHEN.

A typical use of this function is with one of g_unichar_iswide() or g_unichar_iswide_cjk() to determine the number of cells a string occupies when displayed on a grid display (terminals). However, note that not all terminals support zero-width rendering of zero-width marks.

Available since:2.14

Parameters

c gunichar
 

A Unicode character.

Return value

Returns: gboolean
 

TRUE if the character has zero width.