[PLUG] Firefox behaviour...indic language related

G Karunakar indlinux at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 02:23:17 PDT 2007


On 10/24/07, ಓಂ <guru.is.on.vi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe this is just something which I am noticing now, and perhaps
> others already know it..
>
> When i input devanagari text in firefox's search windows... everything
> is displayed broken and while google or yahoo still searches for it
> correctly, results displayed are still broken.
>
> the thing i noticed just now is that though everything inside the
> browser's window is displayed broken, the title in window title bar
> displays correctly formed output... it even updates it correctly.. I
> assume this is because window title of application is controlled by
> Linux while anything inside is rendering is controlled by
> application... please correct if this understanding is wrong...
>

ensure that charset is  set to 'UTF-8'
could also be font related (you can set font for devanagari in
preferences - to say Lohit/Aksharyogini etc)

Karunakar


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