[ubuntu-uk] Display problems with foreign characters in browsers.

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 3 08:43:16 UTC 2012


On 3 April 2012 08:43, Matthew Sturdy <matt.sturdy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have had an issue for a while now with the display of certain characters
> in both Firefox and Chrome on my laptop.  Example characters are: çõáú
>
> These are presented correctly in the webpages as HTML entities (ç
> õ etc)
> If I copy and paste them to the terminal, or to a text entry field in the
> browser, they display correctly.
>
> Interestingly, it happens identically on both Firefox and Chrome.  This
> makes me think that maybe I have some issue with an installed font, but I
> don't really know how to check it!

Can you point us to a web page showing the problem and explain exactly
what you see wrong?

Colin



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