Bug 97036 - kword: formulas do not display right
kword: formulas do not display right
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qt (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2003-06-09 10:47 EDT by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-28 06:25:53 EDT
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Description Gerald Teschl 2003-06-09 10:47:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Formulas do not display right in kword due to a font problem.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
koffice-1.2.1-7

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a new kword document
2. Insert a formula
3. Insert a sum
    
Actual results:
Instaed of a sum sign you will get a lower case a with a circle
on top of it.

Expected results:
A sum sign

Additional info:
LANG=en_US.UTF-8 (also tried LANG=en_US, but it made no difference)
Comment 1 Gerald Teschl 2003-07-21 13:57:19 EDT
Still present in koffice-1.2.1-11
Comment 2 Gerald Teschl 2003-10-01 17:54:08 EDT
Still present in 1.2.1-14
Comment 3 Gerald Teschl 2003-11-14 16:20:12 EST
Still present in koffice-1.2.1-15
Comment 4 Gerald Teschl 2004-05-12 04:59:32 EDT
Still present in koffice-1.3-6
Comment 5 Ngo Than 2004-05-12 10:07:52 EDT
it seems it's a bug in qt, which just ignores Symbol font
Comment 6 Ngo Than 2004-05-21 10:39:09 EDT
it's now fixed in qt-3.3.2-4. It should be in rawhide now
Comment 7 Gerald Teschl 2004-06-03 05:32:19 EDT
I have qt-3.3.2-5 but it still does not work?
Comment 8 Ngo Than 2004-10-28 06:25:53 EDT
it looks like the kformula does not work with the symbol font, but
it works fine with tetex fonts and esstix fonts,
ftp://ftp.elsevier.nl/pub/styles/esstix/esstix.zip. For workaround,
please install the esstix fonts.

there's already a bug report in KDE bugzilla.

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