[Fontconfig] Windows, gtk2 and japanese fonts
Gaël Le Mignot
kilobug at freesurf.fr
Wed Oct 22 17:33:54 EST 2003
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 23:15:46 +0000, you wrote:
> Gaël Le Mignot writes:
>> I wrote a gtk2 application in Python (with pygtk2) and I had to port
>> it on MS Windows. It works fine on Debian GNU/Linux, and fine too on
>> MS Windows until I try display japanese characters. Those characters
>> are just displayed as squares.
> Have you checked whether this particular combination (especially the
> pygtk2 part) on Windows handles non-ASCII at all?
I remember having latin1 characters (like é) on gtk on windows once,
but I don't remember if it was gtk1 or gtk2.
Anyway, inputing japanese and then saving it works, it's just that
glyphs are not displayer.
> If yes, you should check that the file <top>\etc\pango\pango.aliases
> (where <top> is your Pango installation location) contains the names
> of fonts you have that provide the necessary Japanese characters.
I'll try that, tahnks
>> even notepad can display the same japanese text.
> Really? Does Notepad handle UTF-8? Or do you mean the same Japanese
> text, but in UTF-16?
Notepad of windows 2k handles UTF-8, not the one of 9x (including
millenium) (I don't know for XP, I never used XP)
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