[Talk-in] using indic fonts with josm

ヴィカス ヤダワ (vikas yadav) mevikas at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 10:00:23 BST 2009


The fonts that show up as boxes is still not as bad. JOSM saves/uploads the
OSM file with proper unicode characters even when its rendering box letters.
Try opening the OSM file in an gedit/wordpad and it should appear proper
assuming ur sys has fonts installed.

Below is the suggestion I got from Gora on a similar query.

It is almost certainly an issue with the locales supported
> by Java. You will probably find that Hindi works. Which java
> are you using (try "java -version")?
>
> For Sun java, a list of supported locales might be found at
> one of these places (for a different Sun Java version, try
> changing the version number in the URL):
> 1.4.2: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/guide/intl/locale.doc.html
> 1.5.0: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/intl/locale.doc.html
> java6:
> http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/intl/locale.doc.html
>
> Don't know Java well enough to tell if other locales can be
> added. Your other alternative is to use Potlatch.
>
> Regards,
> Gora
>




2009/10/20 Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>

> Hi,
>
> I have indic fonts installed in my machine, but when I try to type them in
> josm, I just get little boxen - how does one install indic (or any font)
> font
> support in josm?
> --
> regards
> Kenneth Gonsalves
> Senior Project Officer
> NRC-FOSS
> http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/
>
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