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Re: [Gnumed-devel] GNUmed unboxed on Windows

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] GNUmed unboxed on Windows
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 18:13:49 +0200
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On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 07:34:16AM +0200, Hilbert, Sebastian wrote:

> As I have written before Windows XP displays some boxes for characters it 
> does not know how to draw. That affects GNUmed because some symbols are used 
> such as a signing hand or a plus/minus sign.
> The solution (only applicable to Windows) is to tell GNUmed to use a certain 
> font that knows about those characters.

I have pushed to my public tree some code which activates
DejaVu Sans on the top level frame on Windows. This *should*
make all windows inherit that setting. Testing will show

> Only GNU Unifont and Code 2000 (Shareware) seem to display all characters.
> DejaVu Sans seems to be a safe default for our needs.

Note that even DejaFu Sans does not seem to be installed by
default on Windows so it would want to become a

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