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So this is a dabbler's question: what do y'all use to look at a font, as individual glyphs rather than as sample text? In particular, what do you do if you want an overview of say fleurons or similar odds-and-ends that don't show up easily in a standard sample text?
I've bought an ampersand font (Coming Together, a charity offering with proceeds to Doctors Without Borders) and don't really know what to do with it. I need a comfortable way to see all them ampersands! Ideally I would like to print a sample of all the glyphs the font provides, along with their codepoints.
I've found some apps that do almost what I want, but not quite. (This is the point to mention that I run linux and --since this is just for my own amusement-- I'm not looking to spend any money. Although I'd be interested to hear if there are non-free solutions, even if I'm unlikely to use one myself.)
Is there some tool I'm missing? Or am I just going about it all the wrong way?