[cairo] unable to render text

Hakki Dogusan dogusanh at tr.net
Wed Mar 19 05:21:58 PDT 2008


(In Turkish, Merhaba)

Mehmet Kovacioglu yazmış:
> Hi,
> I'm fairly new to cairo but its just one of the things i need for my 
> current project.
> To get a bit familiar with cairo i browsed through the tutorials and 
> tried some things.
> Everything is fine except for text.
> I can draw anything lines, rectangles arcs whatnot, but text just fails.
> The program compiles but text just doesnt show up.
> At the moment i'm working with the example source files from the website 
> (showtext / textextents)
> any idea where the problem might be?
> As far as i know my fonts are configured correctly.

Cairo needs UTF8 text, are you sure that your text's are UTF8?

Hakki Dogusan

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