Recently some Chinese user reports that they use English locale by default,
But still want to use Chinese when reading/writing.
For GNOME 3.x, when use FC_LANG=zh_CN in ~/.i18n, the English character
becomes slightly bolder.
With PANGO_LANGUAGE=zh_CN in ~/.i18n, the English character is the same.
Please evaluate it, thanks!
Screenshot or the steps to reproduce, please?
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Chinese locale, without ~/.i18n
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English locale, with "export FC_LANG=zh_CN" in ~/.i18n
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English locale, with "export PANGO_LANGUAGE=zh_CN" in ~/.i18n
Sure, screenshots uploaded.
Thanks. hmm, does FC_LANG=en:zh_CN give you the same result?
Yes, it looks similar.
Then I'd suggest to add English prior to Chinese on fonts-tweak-tool. that should works unless applications uses rich rendering libraries like pango and Qt which supports the sort of the font sets.
this is because pango takes care of ascii characters separately and requests an English font unless you explicitly override that behavior in the font configuration.
Thanks, it is a good solution for Chinese locale by adding English first.
Okay, I'll close this then. thanks.