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Re: [TSVN] A few i18n bugs in 1.2.2 (since before 1.2.0)

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-06 21:11:23 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>
>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>
>>> I've now changed the font name to the empty string. That way GDI will
>>> use the first font that matches the specs instead of fix Times New
>>> Roman. Can't really check if that will fix this issue or not though...
>>
>>
>>
>> Is there any way to check if the preferred font is present? The first
>> font that matches could be something weird like a barcode font or
>> Windings.
>>
>> Or how about using the same font as is selected for log messages?
>
>
> The first font that matches *the specs*! Barcode and WingDings won't
> match the specs (which are DEFAULT_CHARSET, DEFAULT_PITCH, ...).

Maybe not those then, but there are still some ugly fonts around. One of
my colleagues used defaults once. It looked fine on his PC and came up
as OCR-A on mine.

> I always thought that Times New Roman would be available on all systems
> and of course also have the system locale chars in it. Obviously I was
> wrong. Maybe we could use Arial - but that looks ugly!

Which font gets used for the text in all the dialogs? Why not use that?

Simon

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