unicode characters are not printed correctly




14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: vpoythress1, Unassigned)


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14 years ago
Firefox 1.0 running on linux fc2 prints squares and blanks instead of Hebrew and
Extended Greek Unicode, whether printing is to Epson 860 or Savin (HP laserjet
4P compatible).  On-screen display of the page is OK; print preview shows
unicode characters, but with odd extra space following.  Firefox 1.0 on Windows
2K prints correctly.  OpenOffice 1.1.4 and 1.9.65 print the file correctly on
linux fc2 (and I presume on Windows 2K).  If needed, I can send you the sample
html and the (free) unicode fonts that I am using.


Comment 1

14 years ago

Could you provide the following?

1) A sample page (URL) containing the kind of text you're talking about. This
should go in the "URL" field above.

2) The output of printing that page to a file. Please attach this using the
"create a new attachment" link above.

3) The name of the printer you're printing to, as displayed in mozilla's print
Component: General → Printing
Product: Firefox → Core

Comment 2

14 years ago
Created attachment 170374 [details]
It is the result of telling firefox to print html text to a file.

Comment 3

14 years ago
When I print to the printer, I choose either "Postscript/Epson860" or
"Postscript/Savin" in the printer box.


14 years ago
Assignee: firefox → core.printing
QA Contact: firefox.general
Vern, did you mean to put a URL in the URL field?  It looks like you put a
doctype there instead...

Clearing URL field, since it doesn't contain a URL.
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