[maemo-developers] RSS Feed Reader not displaying Arabic properly after installing the Arabic Fonts

From: Mohammed Hassan mohammed.2.hassan at nokia.com
Date: Tue Nov 20 18:05:30 EET 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 07:59 -0800, ext Al Khadra wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Nokia N800 with OS 2007 and firmware 4.2007.26-8.
> Before installing the Arabic font package for microb, the arabic web
> sites used to display small boxes with Hex values.
> After installing the Arabic font package I was able to see arabic web
> sites properly in microb browser. The problem is with the RSS Feed
> Reader. After installing the arabic fonts it began to show arabic, but
> the letters were not connected (each word in arabic must have its
> letters connected). To see how it looks like, please check the
> screenshot at the following link:
> http://tyros.leb.net/n800/screenshot00.png
> What I noticed is that the RSS Feed Reader is using the Opera engine
> and that's why it's not displaying arabic properly.
> This issue can be fixed if you include an option in the RSS Reader's
> menu to "Set Engine", just as you did with the Web browser. If the RSS
> Reader's engine is set to microb I believe the issue will be resolved.

The RSS feed reader works fine with 2008 OS after installing the Arabic
fonts and rebooting.

2008 OS will also be available for N800. Please be patient :-)

Localization Engineer
OSSO - Nokia Multimedia

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