Opened 10 months ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#14889 new bug

'Sounds' preference misses play and pause button symbols

Reported by: -Meanwhile- Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Preferences/Sounds Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


Seen on hrev52849 x86_gcc2:

The 'Sounds' preference application allows the user to test a sound and provides two buttons for that (placed in the bottom right corner).

Both buttons don't have a symbol indicating 'play' and 'pause' (or 'stop', I don't remember...).

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by -Meanwhile-, 10 months ago

comment:1 by humdinger, 10 months ago

Summary: [QA] 'Sounds' preference misses play and pause button symbols'Sounds' preference misses play and pause button symbols

Works here. Maybe you've set a system font that doesn't include the two UTF symbols \xE2\x96\xB6 and \xE2\x96\xA0?

There's no need to prefix a ticket with "[QA]".

comment:2 by -Meanwhile-, 10 months ago

Yeah, I use Verdana. But it should work with any font, really.

The '[QA]' was added in case these tickets move to KapiX's Kiwi TCMS in the future (easier to select), but okay I'll leave it out from now on.

comment:3 by rrobgill, 10 months ago

[wrongness deleted]

Sounds may need to specify noto sans display for the buttons.

Last edited 10 months ago by rrobgill (previous) (diff)

comment:4 by humdinger, 10 months ago

The default font has been changed to Noto Sans Display, as far as I know.

@Meanwhile: maybe use the "Keyword" for QA instead.

comment:5 by rrobgill, 10 months ago

You're right, I got that entirely backwards.

The change was to Noto Sans Display, with geometric-shapes fully populated. The symbols will work out of the box.

comment:6 by -Meanwhile-, 10 months ago

But Haiku (like any OS of past and present) allows the user to install his/her own font of choice, so the OS shouldn't have any issue with that.

There are other ways to draw a simple black triangle (play) and a square (stop) or two vertical rectangles (pause) on top of a button.

(and Verdana can't hardly be called an exotic, obscure or troublesome font)

Last edited 10 months ago by -Meanwhile- (previous) (diff)

comment:7 by pulkomandy, 10 months ago

We are supposed to have a font fallback system to find a suitable font when the selected one is missing characters. But I guess it was not adjusted when we switched to Noto Display.

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