Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 200805
Hebrew and arabic characters are displayed as blocks
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:39 EST
Description of problem:
Hebrew and arabic characters in OOo are displayed as blocks and, probably, left
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open new document
2. Type some hebrew or arabic characters
Created attachment 133342 [details]
file with some hebrew and arabic text which exhibits the problem
Created attachment 133376 [details]
yum install fonts-arabic fonts-hebrew
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[pavel@pashar ~]$ rpm -q fonts-arabic fonts-hebrew
No fonts other then installed by FC6 test1 installer were added/removed. Hebrew
and arabic support were selected during installation.
very strange, though I am looking at todays rawhide rather than test1, btw, if
you cut and paste the boxes into gedit does it display correctly in gedit then ?
I'm looking with todays rawhide, too.
Paste to gedit looks correctly, as well as other applications.
hmm, how about the output of
*Now*, I see it, but not before. I was working on some font stuff, quite likely
I tested with my working version, and not the default one by accident. On the
bright side, surely one of the patches I was working on addresses this problem
This is related to bug 174147 glyph fallback and the order of the substituted
sequence, I think the newly checked in work will keep both the CTL r2l fallback
working as well as the CJK l2r fallback.
*** Bug 190300 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***