[Wine] re: Ugly menu/dialog font of applications, using debian sarge and wine 0.9.8 and 0.9.22

Dan Kegel dank06 at kegel.com
Mon Oct 30 08:00:50 CST 2006

llwwde wrote:
>I have a problem with an unsuitable font in the
>windows menus/dialogs with the above versions of wine
>(dont think this depends much on the versions, though.
>Have not tried other versions so far.) when using
>debian sarge.
>The font seems to look a bit ugly, usually destroys
>partly the menu/dialog structures, and, most
>important, has no German umlaut's (the diphtongs ae,
>oe, ue and others) which I need definitely.
>I have, on an old small HD, a 'trial' debian sarge
>wine0.9.8 installation that does not have this defect:
>There the font has the umlauts, looks pretty and does
>not destroy menu/dialog elements.
>Similarly, on 2 SuSE9.3/wine installations the problem
>is also not present.

Does it happen with Wine's notepad?
Please give specific instructions for reproducing the bug.
Also, how did you install Wine?
Was it in all cases the version that comes packaged with the Linux
distribution in question?
- Dan
Wine for Windows ISVs: http://kegel.com/wine/isv

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