Bug 138156 - unable to print CJKI characters in UTF-8
Summary: unable to print CJKI characters in UTF-8
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird (Show other bugs)
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Version: 4
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Christopher Blizzard
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Keywords: i18n
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Reported: 2004-11-05 06:12 UTC by Lawrence Lim
Modified: 2018-04-11 07:39 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-01-17 15:43:55 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
ps file with korean characters in the message content (34.87 KB, text/postscript)
2004-11-05 06:14 UTC, Lawrence Lim
no flags Details
ps file generated from thunderbird (35.49 KB, application/postscript)
2005-04-01 01:14 UTC, Lawrence Lim
no flags Details
email message containing strings from all 8 locales. (1.80 KB, message/rfc822)
2005-04-01 01:15 UTC, Lawrence Lim
no flags Details
The postscript file of saved file, with CJKI text (142.75 KB, application/postscript)
2007-01-15 10:42 UTC, Ramakrishna Reddy Yekulla
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Description Lawrence Lim 2004-11-05 06:12:33 UTC
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.in gnome-terminal, LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 MOZ_ENABLE_PANGO=1 thunderbird
2.compose a new mail, in the message content, enter 'aka' using IIIMF
input method
3.save the message to draft folder
4.print the message from the draft folder
Actual results:
Print out squares

Expected results:
Content of the message can be printed.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Lawrence Lim 2004-11-05 06:14:44 UTC
Created attachment 106199 [details]
ps file with korean characters in the message content

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2005-03-18 08:54:17 UTC
This look ok for me for Japanese with thunderbird-1.0 at least.

Comment 3 Christopher Aillon 2005-03-31 10:28:26 UTC
Can this be closed then?

Comment 4 Lawrence Lim 2005-04-01 01:13:55 UTC
Hi Chris,
I have tried thunderbird-1.0.2-1.4.1 in CJKI (8 locales) and unfortunately, all
8 locales still are not able to print properly. The output of the printing is
still empty square.

I have attached the message together with the ps file containing strings from
all 8 locales. Hope it helps.


Locale included:

Comment 5 Lawrence Lim 2005-04-01 01:14:54 UTC
Created attachment 112553 [details]
ps file generated from thunderbird

Comment 6 Lawrence Lim 2005-04-01 01:15:39 UTC
Created attachment 112554 [details]
email message containing strings from all 8 locales.

Comment 7 Jens Petersen 2005-05-16 14:25:22 UTC
Lawrence, perhaps it has to be utf-8 not to print??

At least ja messages in ISO-2022-JP print ok for me
with thunderbird-1.0.2-1.3.2 on FC3.

Comment 8 Jens Petersen 2005-05-16 15:15:08 UTC
Is this a duplicate of bug 126265?

Comment 10 Akira TAGOH 2006-02-21 08:53:29 UTC
Comment #7:
This happens if the message body is encoded as UTF-8. but UTF-8 subject is

FYI, This looks to me like get fixed in 1.5-3 in FC5. but still appears on FC4.
changing version then.

Comment 11 Matěj Cepl 2007-01-11 15:44:44 UTC
Hi, Lawrence,

could you test this bug for me? Is it still present in the current relase of FC6?


Comment 12 A S Alam 2007-01-12 12:00:23 UTC
it is working for Rawhide release of thunderbird, tested with following version:

Comment 13 Ramakrishna Reddy Yekulla 2007-01-15 10:41:01 UTC
Version Number tested against ::
homer@vanilla ~]$ rpm -qa|grep scim

[homer@vanilla ~]$ rpm -qa|grep thunderbird

Steps to reproduce
1.LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 MOZ_ENABLE_PANGO=1 thunderbird
2. Thunderbird -> Compose Mail
3. Activate SCIM -> [Ctrl Space]
4. Choose Japanese -> Anthy
5. Enter the key sequence "aka"
using the scim-anthy input method
6. Save the composed mail to drafts
7. print the message

No square boxes are appearing in the output file. attaching the output of the
saved draft file


Comment 14 Ramakrishna Reddy Yekulla 2007-01-15 10:42:38 UTC
Created attachment 145563 [details]
The postscript file of saved file, with CJKI text

Comment 15 Matěj Cepl 2007-01-17 15:29:20 UTC
Lawrence? Can you confirm that it has been fixed?

Comment 16 Lawrence Lim 2007-01-17 15:43:55 UTC
Resolving based on Comment #12 & #13. 

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