Bug#432032: libpango1.0-0: Japanese characters rendered invisible

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Sat Jul 7 17:41:04 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jul 07, 2007, Mathias Brodala wrote:
> Some more dunno-how-useful facts: affected are only "inset" widgets like
> GTKTreeview and text entry boxes. Japanese characters in titlebars and on select
> widgets are displayed normally. You can see this here in my music player:
> <http://download.noctus.net/gallery/caps/exaile_minimode_jap_chars.png>
> Strange fact: the program EasyTag does not seem to be affected. The characters
> are not anti-aliased, but clearly visible. But Thunar and EasyTag both use
> Cairo, Pango and Freetype …

 This makes me think that probably your font renders badly at some sizes
 or for some font options or when antialiases.

 Perhaps you can try to play with pango-view and set --hinting to none
 or full, set the font size, with the same text?

Loïc Minier

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