Bug 20352 - 'zapf dingbats' font does not work
'zapf dingbats' font does not work
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: urw-fonts (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Dale Lovelace
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Reported: 2000-11-05 01:22 EST by Bill Chatfield
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-06 12:41:49 EST
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Description Bill Chatfield 2000-11-05 01:22:00 EST
If you do

xfd -font \
'-urw-Zapf Dingbats-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-urw-fontspecific'

You get a window with blanks for all the letters.  That appears to me to be
wrong.  I know, however, even when things look really wrong, they can still
be correct, so I hope I'm not just being ignorant here.

By contrast,

xfd -font '-URW-Zapf Chancery-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1'

works correctly.
 
I noticed this problem because Blackdown's JDK 1.2.2 FCS tries to load a
'zapf dingbats' font, which fails.  I'm trying to investigate why that
happens.
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2000-11-16 08:10:59 EST
It's fixed im urw-fonts-2.0-12. You will find it in rawhide soon.

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