Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250411
all kde applications cannot display chinese font in en_US.UTF-8 locale
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:03:27 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #188545 +++
Description of problem:
After update to FC5, I find that kosole can't display some chinese font such as
"é" in en_US.UTF-8 locale for me anymore. But all this is OK in FC4. It seems
that another kde application such as knotes has this problem also. But all gnome
applications have no this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Install/update to FC5, set locale as en_.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install/update to FC5
2.set locale as en_US.UTF-8
3.open konsole, use scim's "pinyin" method to input "ding"+the number of "éâ.
The "é" be displaied as a dot.
It is displaied nom
-- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2006-05-07 14:57 EST --
Just to add a "me too". It's not just konsole, but the whole KDE. Amarok, for
example cannot display the same characters as well. Any gnome app can display
the fonts fine, including gnome-terminal. E.g. Konsole display "..17" while
gnome-terminal displays "ç±æ17"
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2007-08-01 05:27 EST --
This is still problem in Fedora7 and KDE 3.5.7
Even on the first page opened by Konqueror (/usr/share/doc/HTML/index.html)
the Chinese text "简体中文" is broken - the first character is missing.
Seems that chinese characters are taken from Japanese fonts, which obviously fail.
In Firefox it displays OK.
Same problem for all KDE applications.
A funny thing happens with Konsole - if I do a "cat utf8-demo.txt"
then the chinese characters start to work correctly. This file is available
Just found this:
It's a Qt bug.
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