[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-users] Unicode in Pharo1.1

Henrik Sperre Johansen henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no
Mon Dec 20 10:14:15 UTC 2010

On 20.12.2010 09:48, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> On 20 December 2010 09:22, stephane ducasse<stephane.ducasse at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> You have to first update the fonts from system and then set new,
>>>>> unicode enabled fonts on all the elements. Updating the fonts just
>>>>> adds them to a list of known fonts, it doesn't make the image to use
>>>>> them in other words.
>>>>> Also, with the latest build (4 oct) of CogVM, updating fonts from
>>>>> system does not work on any system (win,mac,linux) - so use the
>>>>> standart VM.
>>>> Maybe we should report this to Eliot?
>>> This is because Cog does not including freetype plugin.
>>> This is why i worked on it during last couple of days, and i managed
>>> to get a Cog VM which reacting adequately on 'update fonts' on mac :)
FWIW, dropping a Freetype-plugin built with the standard vm into the 
resources folder of a Cog-VM on Mac works just fine, so that's a work 
around for those who need it before it's buildable directly by Cog.
(at least on Mac, I haven't tested on other platforms)


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