[Wine] Font display problem with Text in UML-Notes of Enterprise Architect (wine-1.1.3 in Ubuntu Hardy)

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 14:50:06 CDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 9:49 AM, Achim Spangler
<Achim.Spangler at mnet-online.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having medium success with Enterprise Architect 7.1 in wine.
> While crossover-office-6.0.0 (in Ubuntu Edgy) is able to display the fonts in
> the:
> + Key-Store Config dialog (where you have to enter the product keys)
> + UML diagram (class diagram) NOTES-Item
> -
> this does NOT work with wine-1.1.3 and also the last wine version before 1.0
> in Ubuntu (different versions).
> The strange thing is:
> You can select different fonts for the note-text - but this has no impact on
> the displayability - there is always an empty area, where the text should get
> displayed. Thus this problems seems to depend on the way this special text is
> rendered/placed.
> As it works with crossover-6.0.0, I suspect that this depends on some
> DllOverride magics.
> I tried already fresh .wine setup with different setups -e.g. with/without
> dcom98, mdac, riched (installed with the winetricks).
> The problem happens even with pure wine setup - i.e. I used winetricks only
> during my tries to workaround (as its much easier there to install things
> like dcom98, ...).
> I wonder, why the AppDB doesn't list those font rendering problems - is this
> dependent on Ubuntu, so that the other reporters were not affected, or did
> nobody try notes in class diagrams?
> I'm working in a 32-Bit CPU System with quite normal Ubuntu Hardy Setup. The
> X11 is running with 23Bit color depth (as written in the xorg.conf).
> The font preview in the font selection dialog for the Diagram-Note is showing
> the font in a correct way - only the rendering of the font in the real
> context doesn't work.
> Installation source is binary package from 1.1.3~winehq0~ubuntu~8.04-0ubuntu1
> (sources.list: deb http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt hardy main)
> Thanks for any suggestion to solve this problem,
> Achim

Try 'winetricks allfonts'

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