[cairo] Need Help :cario support to japanese

Arjen Nienhuis a.g.nienhuis at gmail.com
Fri May 6 06:21:51 PDT 2011

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 15:13, kumaran rajendran <anbutirumalai at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> Thanks in advance,
> I have developed reporting application(desktop based) in c++ with cairo
> which support English and some European languages(some utf 16). I want
> to extend my application to support Japanese too. Please advice me on how to
> do this (my current application uses toy text api).

Use a font that has japanese characters. It should work with cairo.

For better text handling it's better to use pango. Pango will
automatically select a font that has the needed characters.

Greoten, Arjen

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