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Old 08-25-2004, 11:22 PM   #1
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Installing MS Arial Unicode Font


Hi all,


My KDE does not have Unicode support I think, in a thread someone told me to get a unicode, the most complete one is Arial Unicode Font from MS, I got it from my windows Folder, and installed it in KDE

Konqueror detected the font, but I still see boxes???

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Old 08-25-2004, 11:42 PM   #2
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You'll have to set Konqueror to force that font. I know how in Mozilla but I'm not a Konqueror user, so you'll have to wait for a member that is, or just start looking.
 
Old 08-26-2004, 06:05 PM   #3
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In konqueror:
Settings menu > Configure Konqueror > Fonts
 
Old 08-27-2004, 03:17 AM   #4
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In konqueror:
Settings menu > Configure Konqueror > Fonts


Thats what I did, I mean to say that even though I am using the most complete UNicode font, I still can not see UNIcode characters!!!
 
Old 08-27-2004, 10:27 PM   #5
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copy the arial unicode font file to /usr/share/fonts (it is a folder, if doesn't exist mkdir for it).
execute fc-cache, relogin (shouldn't need to).
 
Old 08-28-2004, 12:32 AM   #6
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We need to make sure the file contains\shows the encoding you need

- Do a "xfontsel"
- Go to "family" menu, choose "arial"
- Go to "encding" menu, see if your encoding is available
- Choose it, see if the lower line of font example shows the letters in your language.

BTW, what is the encoding you are trying to get? (You can give a Windows term. i.e. cp1251, or a name i.e.Canadian French)
 
Old 08-28-2004, 01:44 AM   #7
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copy the arial unicode font file to /usr/share/fonts
(it is a folder, if doesn't exist mkdir for it).
execute fc-cache, relogin (shouldn't need to).

You are a genious! That solved my problem, finally I can enjoy unicode in Linux. Thanks Everyone!!
 
Old 08-28-2004, 02:41 AM   #8
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You are a genious! That solved my problem, finally I can enjoy unicode in Linux. Thanks Everyone!!
Thank you for the compliment, but I am not a genious. Just that I have my hard times learning howto get fonts to work with Slackware. Glad am able to help.
 
  


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