Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 864422
demo fonts are missing in font selection box
Last modified: 2013-12-22 23:23:04 EST
Created attachment 624056 [details]
screenshot from gnome-terminal
Description of problem:
trying to change font for gnome-termianl, while font selection window opened, it shows Unicode Number instead of actualy glyphs
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open gnome-termial
there are Unicode Value instead of glyph
should have font glyph either English or selected Language
same with gedit.
[aalam@localhost ~]$ locale
I suppose GtkFontChooser disables fallback font by default. so it's not that surprised even if Gurmukhi characters are displayed as the hex code on Liberation Mono. if you prefer displaying an example in English, it's a translation issue I think. reassigning to gnome-terminal.
(In reply to comment #2)
> I suppose GtkFontChooser disables fallback font by default. so it's not that
> surprised even if Gurmukhi characters are displayed as the hex code on
> Liberation Mono. if you prefer displaying an example in English, it's a
> translation issue I think. reassigning to gnome-terminal.
how can it appear in gedit also?
Same bug was there earlier with gnome-font-viewer.
$LANG=mr_IN gnome-font-viewer LiberationMono-Regular.ttf
It was trying to show pango marathi language string with Liberation Mono, but since Liberation Mono does not supports Marathi it was showing square box.
But now it is fixed in gnome-font-viewer
Still same issue is in gedit as well.
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #2)
> > I suppose GtkFontChooser disables fallback font by default. so it's not that
> > surprised even if Gurmukhi characters are displayed as the hex code on
> > Liberation Mono. if you prefer displaying an example in English, it's a
> > translation issue I think. reassigning to gnome-terminal.
> how can it appear in gedit also?
Or reassigning to gtk3 maybe?
I think this is because of there are no latin glyphs in Lohit Punjabi font. so this cannot be a bug in gnome-terminal
Latin shapes of Lohit Punjabi are not used in this case.
Each font shows shapes it contains, so user can select font according to his choice.
Problem is gnome-terminal looking for Punjabi shapes in Latin font ;)
and that is why we are getting square boxes.
this need fix.
Now I understood the problem :) reopening this bug.
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This is working fine now. If font does not have characters for locale sample string, sample sting shown from fonts character itself.
Closing please reopen if any problem.