From: Andreas Prilop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 27 2006 - 10:49:43 CST
On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, Sergiy Kuzmenko wrote:
> I've noticed also there is a problem with displaying some Cyrillic
> characters in native Windows applications, such as IE or Notepad. For
> example instead of CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER IE WITH GRAVE (0x400) or
> CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER BIG YUS (0x46a) I see only squares. Other
> applications (Mozilla, Opera, Python IDLE) display these characters
> faultlessly, although they are using the same system fonts. Is this
> because Windows has built-in supports only an older version of
This is a well-known issue with Internet Exploder 5 & 6:
IE doesn't look into different fonts for each and every character.
If a font claims to "support Cyrillic", then IE takes the glyphs
only from this font - even if certain characters fail.
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