[Bug 27641] New: an editor should use the indic font when indic typing is being done

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Tue Jun 28 13:24:57 CDT 2011


           Summary: an editor should use the indic font when indic typing
                    is being done
           Product: Wine
           Version: 1.3.23
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: usp10
        AssignedTo: wine-bugs at winehq.org
        ReportedBy: fast.rizwaan at gmail.com

Created an attachment (id=35341)
 --> (http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=35341)
the hindi characters are shown as boxes

When typing hindi in wine apps, only boxes are shown, it would be nice if wine
could 'use' automatically the language related font (available fonts) and font
substitution from ~/.fonts.conf, at least mangal or arial unicode ms or their
substituion font should be used. It is better than empty boxes. :)

likewise, some indic language fonts only have part of latin characters like
numbers and symbols but not ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ characters, wine should
try to use default font for latin if there are not glyphs avaialble for a

Please see the video and attachment hindi_font_boxes.rtf

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