Fonts (was Re: [etoys-dev] Wording in Clouds)

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Fri Jul 31 10:18:31 EDT 2009

On 30.07.2009, at 11:48, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Thursday 30 Jul 2009 1:05:38 pm Andreas Raab wrote:
>> or if you like Arial better:
>>   TTFileDescription installTextStyleFrom: 'C:\Windows\Fonts 
>> \arial.ttf'.
>> Then choose the font from the font menu (Alt-k). I have been able  
>> to use
>> Latin, Cyrillic and Greek text together just fine, see screenshot.
> Attached is what I got when I tried mixing various languages in  
> Multilingual
> text editor (ar-expected.png) and in Squeak (ar-actual.png) and used
> DejaVuSans.ttf and Kedage-n.ttf. Greek and Kannada text is in UTF-8  
> encoding.
> I tried Etoys 4 and Squeak 3.10.2-7179-basic with the same results.

This is expected since the file list does not use utf-8 by default to  
interpret the file contents. Choose "view as encoded text" from the  
context menu and select utf-8 there.

Are you suggesting we want to change the default encoding of text  
files to utf-8?

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