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Old 09-17-2003, 07:46 PM   #1
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characters as squares in mozilla


Hey all,

I use Mozilla 1.4 and can usually browse the web pretty well, but all international characters and others like the reserved sign and some quotation marks come up as squares with numbers inside. I have tried using character coding as Unicode (UTF-8) and also tried auto-detecting but to no avail.

International characters come up perfect in Konqueror and Netscape 7.02, and doesn't make sense as to why it won't work in Mozilla. I use the latest version of Dropline Gnome, and am running Slackware 9.0. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

~icy
 
Old 09-17-2003, 07:55 PM   #2
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Re: characters as squares in mozilla

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Originally posted by icyfire

I use Mozilla 1.4 and can usually browse the web pretty well, but all international characters and others like the reserved sign and some quotation marks come up as squares with numbers inside.
~icy
Have you noticed this happening with certain typefaces only? It's quite possible that the typeface(s) you have selected in the preferences>appearance>fonts section does not support the characters you are trying to display.

Just a thought,

-FB
 
Old 09-17-2003, 10:36 PM   #3
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Actually I'm using the default Unicode fonts, with webpage fonts having priority. I'm just wondering if I have to install a package, because I remember in previous versions of Mozilla not having to install anything.

~icy
 
Old 09-18-2003, 01:10 AM   #4
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It still sounds like a font problem to me... Are you running XFS?

-FB
 
Old 09-18-2003, 04:22 PM   #5
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I'm not sure. Know a way for me to check? I feel like such a newbie asking that...=(

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