AskEmacs: How to use Material Design (community) icons?

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  • MaterialDesign-Webfont

    @mdi/font Dist for Material Design Icons.

    The 'material design' community has designed a large set of visually consistent icons (, and I'd like to use them in Emacs. Unfortunately, I am not able to do so. The codepoints (say 󰱐) appear as 'tofu', whatever I try. Emacs is able to find the font this way: (list-fonts (font-spec :family "Material Design Icons")) evaluates to \#

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    An emacs library to create SVG icons on the fly

    A potential solution without font is to create icons on the fly. See

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