Bug 107070 - OpenOffice.org 1.1 i18n support
OpenOffice.org 1.1 i18n support
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
: 107556 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-10-14 15:20 EDT by François Kooman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-31 10:30:35 EST
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Description François Kooman 2003-10-14 15:20:49 EDT
Description of problem:

OpenOffice 1.1 only has a English and Italian dictionaries and no other UI

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Core test3
2. Login as user with other language

Actual results:
OOo user interface still English

Expected results:
OOo user in native language

Additional info:
I've tested with Dutch, maybe other languages work?
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2003-10-16 12:40:49 EDT
Czech doesn't work either.
Comment 2 Thorsten Tasch 2003-10-17 07:11:38 EDT
German is also missing.
Comment 3 Dan Williams 2003-10-20 12:22:43 EDT
*** Bug 107556 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Zu 2003-10-21 00:51:58 EDT
Chinese language UI doesn't work also.
Comment 5 Dirk Schlüter 2003-10-22 03:14:03 EDT
German language only during setup. Setting 'german' in OO Options doesn't work.
Only english.
Comment 6 Dan Williams 2003-10-22 09:24:18 EDT
Working on this, shall be in 1.1.0-3.
Comment 7 Dan Williams 2003-10-22 09:29:05 EDT
There are actually 3 i18n problems:

1) UI Language
2) Dictionaries, Hyphenators, and Thesauruses
3) Correct UI Font for languages

Well, I've fixed (1), (2) means a load of dictionaries and won't be fixed in
1.1.0-3 but its a priority for 1.1.0-4.  (3) is a beast, since we can't just use
the system font (Tools->Options->Accessibility->Use System Font), which is
simply "Sans", which itself is a fontconfig "meta" font which OOo knows nothing
about.  So we get to special-case a bunch of langauges.... Sigh.
Comment 8 David Juran 2003-10-31 09:36:09 EST
I guess you've noticed, 1.1.0-4 is here, but still no dictionaries )-:
Comment 9 Dan Williams 2003-10-31 10:26:59 EST
Yes, no dictionaries for the moment.  Its not hard, just a lot of
redundant work (plus need to make sure we can redistribute them).  I
will file an additional bug for the dictionaries, but this bug is now
Comment 10 Dan Williams 2003-10-31 10:30:35 EST
Dictionaries/hyph/thes issue # is 108720.  This one now closed.

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