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Bug 157813

Summary: unable to render bn, gu and hi properly
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Lawrence Lim <llim>
Component: openoffice.orgAssignee: Caolan McNamara <caolanm>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: rawhideCC: dcbw, eng-i18n-bugs, tools-bugs
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: i18n
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: 1.9.112 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-29 08:53:42 UTC Type: ---
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oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
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Bug Depends On:    
Bug Blocks: 126002, 136450    
Description Flags
screenshot comparing gedit and oowriter rendering
output from oowriter doc
output from gedit
screenshot of indic rendering in oowriter none

Description Lawrence Lim 2005-05-16 03:58:01 UTC
Description of problem:
Tested with ooowriter, seems that indic characters for bn_IN, gu_IN and hi_IN
are not able to render properly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: GNOME desktop, start oowriter
2.using GIMLET to switch between different locale, enter 'kg' for each locale
Actual results:
bn_IN, gu_IN and hi_IN not rendering properly.

Expected results:
As observed in gedit attached

Additional info:
Screenshot attached comparing gedit and oowriter rendering

Comment 1 Lawrence Lim 2005-05-16 03:58:01 UTC
Created attachment 114404 [details]
screenshot comparing gedit and oowriter rendering

Comment 2 Lawrence Lim 2005-05-16 04:01:07 UTC
Created attachment 114405 [details]
output from oowriter doc

Comment 3 Lawrence Lim 2005-05-16 04:01:39 UTC
Created attachment 114406 [details]
output from gedit

Comment 5 Leon Ho 2005-05-16 05:52:08 UTC
Lawrence, try to rm -rf ~/.openoffice* and see if it goes better for you 

Comment 6 Lawrence Lim 2005-05-16 06:00:16 UTC
RE Comment #5, unfortunately, no that did not help.

Comment 8 Dan Williams 2005-05-18 19:19:30 UTC
The patch that I submitted upstream from the RHEL4 work _is_ present in current
versions.  (ie, vcl/source/glyphs/gcach_layout.cxx -
IcuLayoutEngine::operator(), RHEL4 patch is

This is most likely related to Bug 157815 such that a fix for one is likely to
solve the other.

Comment 9 Dan Williams 2005-05-18 19:21:39 UTC
Just to complete the previous comment, what I mean is that additional work is
necessary, since it is not the case that our RHEL4 patch was missing or incomplete.

Comment 10 Leon Ho 2005-05-23 04:55:04 UTC
This is a pretty big regression. Is it possible to resolve it in time?

Comment 11 Dan Williams 2005-05-23 13:36:08 UTC
given the fact that I can't even get OOo to _build_ right now (been trying since
Friday morning) due to gij/gcj stuff with berkeleydb, I'm not sure...  I did fix
an issue with Gujarati showing up as all squares due to font/glyph substitution
on Friday, but of course I haven't been able to build that yet.

Comment 14 Lawrence Lim 2005-06-10 03:05:20 UTC
Tested with, bug still exist.

Comment 15 Caolan McNamara 2005-06-13 12:59:12 UTC
I've attached a patch to
which fixes this for me. Will build and make test available.

Comment 16 Lawrence Lim 2005-06-21 05:25:49 UTC
Hi Caolan,
Will a test package be availalble for testing before FC4-updates commence??

Comment 17 Caolan McNamara 2005-06-21 07:53:30 UTC
>= 1.9.109-3 should have this fix. Nothing built for FC4-updates yet, but
rawhide versions are identical.

Comment 18 Lawrence Lim 2005-06-22 01:11:21 UTC
Tested with and, confirm the rendering, cursoring,
delete and backspace issue has been fixed. 

I am a little concern of the height of the characters though, seems to be a bit
lower than english alphabet and as a result, a small portion of the indic
characters gets cut off. Please see attached screenshot.


Comment 19 Lawrence Lim 2005-06-22 01:12:07 UTC
Created attachment 115790 [details]
screenshot of indic rendering in oowriter