UTF-8 in Opera/FreeBSD

Martin Tournoij carpetsmoker at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 25 16:48:16 PST 2007

On Wed 26 Dec 2007 00:12, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
> Martin Tournoij wrote:
> > 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/
> It doesn't seem to be a font problem. The letters in question (æøå)
> are visible. I read pages in my own native language on a daily
> basis, and have no problem viewing these letters.
> However, if I either enter one of them in the search box built-in
> Opera, or enter text into input fields on webpages, square boxes
> appear instead of the letter entered. Also if I enter these letter
> in eg. a blog comment, other people will read the squares.
> 	Svein Halvor

It's a different setting, make sure that not only
"web page normal text" but also the "text field single-line" font
is set to a font which supports your Norwegian characters.
Martin Tournoij

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