KDvi Doesn't Know Where to Find Fonts
leo_virgo at 263.net
Wed Oct 13 17:58:36 BST 2004
James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Sorry if I wasn't clear, I need to know about the name of the font -- is it a
> Latin name or a CJK ideographic name and if a non-Latin character name (like
> your name) what encoding does the font use for its *name*. To be clear.
> "simsum" is in Latin characters but the example below is a Chinese name in
> ideographic characters.
> The known bugs are with Type1 fonts not providing the family name in a way that
> Qt expected. So, this is probably not the problem.
> So, I suspect that this is a related problem to a previous question. The
> previous question had a font name in GB2312. In UTF-8, the font name was ?????
> and this isn't showing up correctly here but I think that that is a font issue
> since it shows up correctly in the Mozilla spelling checker. That is the UTF-8
> code in HEX is: e9 94 9f e6 96 a4 e6 8b b7. I am told that this translates to
> FangSong in Latin characters.
> If you have such a font name, I do not know how Qt and KDE or FontConfig handle
> such a name and therefore asked about this on the development list.
The name is Latin name. For example, 'xlsfonts | grep simsun' shows:
Furthermore, 'xdvi' can generate the additional fonts correctly, and
some other KDE applications (so they use Qt) do display chacacters
with font 'simsun'.
Thank you very much.
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