Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 158082
xfig doesn't handle UTF-8
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:06 EST
Description of problem:
Creating a figure with text including accented characters is not possible with xfig
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 environment (FC default), start xfig
2. Select text input
3. Input an accented character
fig2dev (from transfig-3.2.4-11) doesn't handle UTF-8 either (the .fig files are
A workaround is to use the C locale.
*** Bug 158083 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
it's fixed in xfig-3.2.4-17, which will be in rawhide soon. Thanks for your report.