Dies Koper wrote:
> I use SVN on a Japanese system, and have files with Japanese characters
> in their filenames. They show up as squares in the Revision Graph (see
> I did not find an entry about this in TortoiseSVN's bug database, nor
> did I find any similar reports in the mailing list, so I decided to
> report this bug and request a feature to be able to change the font that
> is used in this dialog, just like we can change the font for log messages.
Try to search better, here is just one example with a bit more info:
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 22:40:24 +0900
From: Kalin KOZHUHAROV <email@example.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-2022-JP
Subject: [TSVN] A few i18n bugs in 1.2.2 (since before 1.2.0)
> But actually.. when I tried to write a commit message in Japanese, the
> characters also changed into squares. For other non-Japanese programs I
> have (Firefox, Thunderbird, editors, Eclipse, svn, etc. etc.) I never
> have to change the font to be able to properly read Japanese characters.
> It would actually be silly, as my OS is Japanese so of course I don't
> want to use a font that cannot display these characters.
> Is it possible that other programs use a default font provided by the
> OS, which knows that I want a Japanese-characters-supporting font, while
> TortoiseSVN hardcodes the name of a font (I believe it was Courier,
> which does not support Japanese characters) that it will use by default?
It seems that since revision 4334 this has changed, but I didn't find the time to test it.
> I'm new to TortoiseSVN. It looks really useful, if only I could read the
> names of my files..
Well it mostly works out of the box, just change the font settings in two places and language (if
needed). I am using it on Japanese Win2K, occasionally in Bulgarain (the menus).
I expect to have some time in September to look into the code and patch it for better i18n support.
No promise, just hope.
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Received on Thu Sep 22 18:45:42 2005