[Mageia-dev] Change default asian font of libreoffice writer?

You-Cheng Hsieh yochenhsieh at gmail.com
Mon May 23 10:29:19 CEST 2011

2011/5/23 Dexter Morgan <dmorganec at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 4:30 AM, You-Cheng Hsieh <yochenhsieh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The current default asian font of libreoffice writer is 'Droid Sans'.
>> Unfortunately, it cannot display any asian font characters. And
>> libreoffice does not use any system font for fallback while the used
>> font does not have characters of wanted language[note].
>> I would like to suggest if we could change it to 'Droid Sans
>> fallback', which would be able to display asian characters correctly.
>> The default western and asian fonts of libreoffice writer can be
>> changed in libreoffice options manually. Though it would be better if
>> the default font setting just does it right.
>> note: The wanted "font fallback" behavior is explained with more
>> detail in bug 751:
>> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751
>> Thanks,
>> You-Cheng Hsieh
> Hi,
> on the bugreport i don't see how to change the font,
> can you explain how to fix the fonts for asian locales please ?
> i agree that i would like to see this bug fixed  too.
Actually this method does not fix bug 751. It's just a workaround to
avoid the bug.
If you use a font which not includes asian characters, the squares will show up.
Please refer to the following pic for how I change default asian font:
I don't know exactly where it hides in ~/.libreoffice, though.


You-Cheng Hsieh

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