[squeak-dev] [Bug] Cannot use non-english characters even after loading a proper font

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Wed Aug 19 15:34:42 UTC 2015

I see the following issues here (latest Trunk image):

1. Glyphs for non-ascii (asciiValue >= 256) characters are shown as a 
black rectangle.

2. FontImporterTool doesn't see fonts in the subdirectories of the base 
font directory. Because of this, there's only one font on the list for 

3. FontImporterTool doesn't use the selected font in the preview 


On Wed, 19 Aug 2015, Tobias Pape wrote:

> Hi Mateusz
> On 16.08.2015, at 00:56, Mateusz Grotek <unoduetre at poczta.onet.pl> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> First of all thank you for the new version of Squeak. It's really great.
>> Special thanks for Tobias and Marcel for the font import tool! It works perfectly.
>> Nevertheless I have noticed that there is a regression in Squeak 4.6/5.0 in the font handling. It's not possible anymore to use non-english characters even after loading a font that contains them (I've changed the code font and tried to use the characters in a workspace). Can anyone verify?
> It is somewhat strange,
> I imported Arial Unicode (the whole stuff) and, yes some characters did not show up,
> but others (such as ß) did. I don't know yet _where_ the problem is. Although
> I've written the importer, I still lack some knowledge to debug this behavior.
> Best regards
> 	-Tobias

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