Chinese Text?

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asym
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Chinese Text?

Post by asym » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:21 pm

I'm trying to use traditional Chinese in the Add Text (TA) tool, but I can't seem to get it to work.

With dimensions, I can select a font that includes Chinese (like the google Noto fonts) , and although I can't directly use a Chinese input method in the qcad application, I can copy/paste Chinese characters (廚房 for kitchen for instance). So dimensions are doable.

With the Add Text tool, though, the font selection is more limited and doesn't include any for Chinese. Is there any workaround to getting Chinese to work here?

BTW I'm running qcad 3.19.2 on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 (English interface).


Thanks for any help!

Aaron

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andrew
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Re: Chinese Text?

Post by andrew » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:56 pm

I cannot reproduce this problem here.

I've installed "Noto Sans CJK TC" under 64-bit Ubuntu and it shows up in the text dialog and I can also create text with it (QCAD 3.19.2).

Please check if you might have configured QCAD to only display a limited range of fonts in the text dialog under:
Edit > Application Preferences > Draw > Text

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Re: Chinese Text?

Post by asym » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:14 am

Aha - that was it. Only a limited selection of fonts were displayed. Thanks!

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