Opened 8 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#7816 closed enhancement (fixed)

Korean (Hangul) fonts needed.

Reported by: lefthander Owned by: pulkomandy
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: - General Version: R1/alpha3
Keywords: korea, korean, font Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking: #7961
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

There is no Korean (Hangul) font by default now, so Korean users have problems with language using Haiku.

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Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by scottmc

Have you tried installing the wqy-microhei font? It's supposed to have Korean fonts, but not sure how well it's covered. Open terminal and then install it using:

installoptionalpackage wqy-microhei

I have put together a package for the Nanumfont here: http://ports-space.haiku-files.org/media-fonts extract it to /boot. Please let us know how this works out.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by scottmc

Please recheck this using the wqy-microhei font as listed about. If that doesn't cover the language let us know. Try out the Nanumfont package I put together and see if that one works out any better, and let us know the results. http://ports-space.haiku-files.org/media-fonts/nanumfont-2.0-x86-gcc2-2011-08-08.zip <-extract this to /boot

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by scottmc

Blocked By: 7961 added

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by pulkomandy

Owner: changed from nobody to pulkomandy
Status: newassigned

Checking the result with different fonts might make a good GCI task maybe ? (providing screenshots of a textfile in haiku with them, and the same textfile with each of the fonts)

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by scottmc

I've added nanumfont in hrev44635, along with droid fonts which I thought I had added a long time ago. These can be added using installoptionalpackage

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by pulkomandy

Blocked By: 7961 removed
Blocking: 7961 added

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by pulkomandy

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by pulkomandy

wqy_microhei has Hangeul support. More fonts are welcome but this needs to be reported at haikuports.org as they would be shared as packages now.

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