[mythtv] Unicode in OSD

foofoo A6D90AFE at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:31:53 EDT 2003


Read the code, the EPG uses QT widget to display text while
the OSD renders it using true type font (ttfont.cpp)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Selivanov" <mikes at xpert.com>
To: "Development of mythtv" <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 11:31 AM
Subject: RE: [mythtv] Unicode in OSD


> What is the difference between EPG code and OSD? Does it use different
approaches?
> If I understand correctly, EPG output is using QT routines. What is the
case with OSD?
> Mike.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Isaac Richards [mailto:ijr at po.cwru.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 6:07 PM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Unicode in OSD
>
>
> On Tuesday 05 August 2003 06:58 am, foofoo wrote:
> > I've seen that.
> > A) you need to use true type font that supports Unicode (don't remember
now
> > if the one that myth is using by default does).
> > B) there seems to be some kind of a problem in the sterilization process
> > the text is going through, its forced to be latin1 when sent from the
> > backend to the frontend (although the last time I've checked it was
around
> > the .7 release).
>
> Anything that can't easily be converted to latin1 can't be displayed at
all by
> the current OSD font drawing routines..  someone'll need to fix that up.
>
> Isaac
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