Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 228267
[as_IN, bn_IN, pa_IN] - qt - Danda showing square box in qt applications
Last modified: 2013-07-02 20:43:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Danda can not be rendered by qt Application (kedit/konqueror/amarok)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
everytime during running kde application
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login in pa_IN loale
2. Open kedit
3. Press CTRL +SPACE to enable SCIM
4. Select RAWCODE from Others
5. Type 0964
6. Observe the result.
Danda is not appearing, showing square box.
Danda should appear
I tested this bug. I can find this bug if my system doesn't install hindi fonts.
And I can not find this bug if I install the hindi fonts.
Yes thats right. This happens due to the font selection method in qt.
First, depending upon the character in process, it determines the script it
Depending upon the script, it looks for a font that supports the script. If it
find a font supporting the script, then it loads glyphs from that font.
In case of Danda character, it falls in the range of Devanagari script.So it
looks for a Devanagari font. If you have Hindi font installed it pulls the glyph
from it. If not, it does not look in any other fonts that may have these glyphs,
and thus shows a square box. Even though panjabi or bengali fonts have the
Thus best way is, if no script supporting font is found, then find the glyph's
presence in either the font that is currently selected or any other font.Or I am
not sure if it is viable to have an exceptional case for the Danda and Double Danda.
Reassigning to Rahul.
Is this related to bug 205357?
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I checked this bug with Fedora Core 9, it is working correctly now. Resolution
based on Comment #8, changing resolution