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Unicode title for windows!

asked 2012-07-04 14:21:15 +0000

anonymous user


Hi. I want to ask is it possible to have Unicode Text for windows titles? Unicode for Arabic, Persian language doesn't seems to work!

I used a string of font command with coding iso10646 and a font named "Yas" which have to support Persian completely. But it is not bidirectional!

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answered 2012-07-04 14:27:47 +0000

Michael gravatar image

Currently we only support X Core Fonts in the ISO10646 encoding. As you have noticed, different fonts include a varying amount of glyphs which may or may not be enough for your needs. Also, bidirectional titles are not supported at all with that solution.

There is an effort to support Xft fonts, though (see

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Thank you so much for your answer. can you give me a link for that patch you say? -Anti aliasing patch-

Shahin gravatar imageShahin ( 2012-07-04 14:47:10 +0000 )edit

You can find it in [this tarball]( Found from [AUR](

joepd gravatar imagejoepd ( 2012-07-04 20:45:54 +0000 )edit

Thank you, It really works!

Shahin gravatar imageShahin ( 2012-07-05 06:32:06 +0000 )edit

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