UTF-8 in Opera/FreeBSD

David J Brooks freysman at comcast.net
Mon Dec 24 19:49:41 PST 2007

On Monday 24 December 2007 07:59:00 pm Martin Tournoij wrote:
> On Sun 23 Dec 2007 19:12, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
> > I'm switching to UTF-8, and everything seems to work flawlessly,
> > except for Opera. If I type one of the norwegian letters =E6=F8=E5 into=
> > text input box all I get is a square box. If I type backspace over
> > it, it gets converted to a questionmark on the first stroke of
> > backspace, and deleted on the second. If I copy the square box into
> > another program, the propper letter is paced.
> The problem is that the font you're using doesn't support the
> character(s) you want to type.
> You'll have to change the font in the opera preferences dialog, I
> think the bitstream family supports most UTF-8 fonts.
> This site may be useful in testing:
> http://people.w3.org/rishida/scripts/uniview/

The DejaVu font set is based on BitstreamVera and supports an even wider ra=
of Unicode characters. /usr/ports/x11-fonts/dejavu

This message is a stern warning of things to come.

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