[sword-devel] Thai in Xiphos and BibleDesktop
dmsmith at crosswire.org
Sat Oct 24 14:37:04 MST 2009
I was able to fix the word wrap problem in BibleDesktop. It was a one
line addition to set the drawing area to use the module's language
code as the drawing area's locale.
It will be in the next release and the nightly builds. (Right now the
nightly builds are broken and I am working on fixing that.)
On Oct 18, 2009, at 11:47 PM, Adrian Korten wrote:
> Good day,
> Sorry but it does not appear to do any Thai word breaking. See
> attached file has big white space sections at the end of lines.
> You can also tell if you have a Thai text loaded by resizing the
> window. After the size change, see where the word breaks occur. With
> Xiphos, it moves the whole block of characters instead of splitting
> the characters.
> I know that Firefox did not have Thai word breaking originally. I
> forget when it was added but it was probably with v2 or later.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Matthew Talbert <ransom1982 at gmail.com>
> *To:* "SWORD Developers' Collaboration Forum" <sword-devel at crosswire.org
> *Sent:* 10/19/2009 10:11:18 AM +0700
> *Subject:* [sword-devel] Thai in Xiphos and BibleDesktop
>> On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 11:05 PM, Adrian Korten <adrian_korten at sil.org
>> > wrote:
>>> Good day,
>>> Yes, the Thai text has proper word breaks. As you said, Firefox is
>>> the word breaks as it does for other Thai web pages.
>> I'm curious to know what it looked like in Xiphos in Ubuntu. It
>> be no different than Firefox, because we're essentially using Firefox
>> to display the text in Xiphos. Could you perhaps take a screenshot of
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