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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-32470

QT does not render missing characters in selected fonts with fallback fonts

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P2: Important
    • Resolution: Done
    • Affects Version/s: 4.8.4
    • Fix Version/s: 5.0.0
    • Component/s: GUI: Font handling
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Fedora

      Description

      Qt Fallback fonts does not work well.

      When selected font does not have particular character. It should render that character from fallback font providing that characters.

      gtk doing it very well.

      Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
      qt-4.8.4-19.fc19.x86_64

      How reproducible:
      Everytime

      Steps to Reproduce:
      1. open kwrite
      2. paster "земли́" in kwrite
      3. from Setting-> configure Editor-> Fonts & colors -> Font
      4. Select Liberation Sans

      Actual results:
      acute accent (´) is displayed as square box

      Expected results:
      It should be render from fallback fonts and should not be shown as square box.

      Additional info:
      From reproducing bug with konqueror follow steps given in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952778

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            • Assignee:
              esabraha Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt
              Reporter:
              pravins Pravin Satpute
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