Bug 158082 - xfig doesn't handle UTF-8
xfig doesn't handle UTF-8
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfig (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
: 158083 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-05-18 10:45 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-21 13:50:19 EST
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-18 10:45:33 EDT
Description of problem:
Creating a figure with text including accented characters is not possible with xfig

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 environment (FC default), start xfig
2. Select text input
3. Input an accented character
Actual results:
No accents

Expected results:
Correct text

Additional info:
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.
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-12-21 13:49:38 EST
*** Bug 158083 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2005-12-21 13:50:19 EST
it's fixed in xfig-3.2.4-17, which will be in rawhide soon. Thanks for your report.

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