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Bug 158082

Summary: xfig doesn't handle UTF-8
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Horst H. von Brand <vonbrand>
Component: xfigAssignee: Ngo Than <than>
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Version: rawhideCC: sundaram
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-18 14:45:33 UTC
Description of problem:
Creating a figure with text including accented characters is not possible with xfig

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 environment (FC default), start xfig
2. Select text input
3. Input an accented character
Actual results:
No accents

Expected results:
Correct text

Additional info:
fig2dev (from transfig-3.2.4-11) doesn't handle UTF-8 either (the .fig files are

A workaround is to use the C locale.

Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-12-21 18:49:38 UTC
*** Bug 158083 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Ngo Than 2005-12-21 18:50:19 UTC
it's fixed in xfig-3.2.4-17, which will be in rawhide soon. Thanks for your report.