[UWP][XAML] FontIcon not displaying the glyph correctly when binding its Glyph value dynamically using C++/WinRT


  • <FontIcon FontFamily="Segoe MDL2 Assets" Glyph="{x:Bind myGlyph}"> </FontIcon>

    This displays a bunch of rectangles instead of the correct glyph. But if I hard code the glyph value directly, for example: "&#xE768;" it will work correctly.

    I suspect it has something to do with the conversion from hstring that has to happen to bind the value.

    Sunday, November 4, 2018 8:46 PM

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  • Hi,

    Make sure that the entity "&#xE768;" is valid only in XAML string literals. If you'd like to specify the same glyph in C++ code, use L"\xE768" .

    Monday, November 5, 2018 12:50 AM
  • Hi,

    Any updates?

    How is the problem now?

    Best regards,


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    Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:59 AM