'Symbol' font in OpenOffice.org does not work

Colin Charles linux at bytebot.net
Sun Nov 30 07:05:56 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 08:48, Gerry Tool wrote:
> > The problem occurs with both the RPM-packaged OOo 1.1 that comes with
> > Fedora Core 1 and OOo 1.1 installed using the installer package from
> > the OOo web site. The Symbol font *does* work using the exactly same
> > version, installation and config files of OOo on Red Hat 9, which
> > makes me think that the new fontconfig or something in Fedora breaks
> > OOo.

Notice it doesn't work with the OOo tarball from the OOo website. It
turns out, I can repeat the same bug on a Debian running system.
> > Can someone verify this? Is this a known problem? I submitted a bug in
> > the RH bugzilla, but there have been no responses.

What is the bugzilla number?

> The Standard Symbol font is invisible for me and the OpenSymbol font
> results in open rectangles.  There is no output on a printed sheet
> either.  What is the bug number you submitted?  I'll add my comments to
> it.

Same behaviour.
Colin Charles, byte at aeon.com.my

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