Issue 99742 - Arabic tabs name shown incorrectly
Summary: Arabic tabs name shown incorrectly
Alias: None
Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.0.0
Hardware: Unknown Linux, all
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2009-02-28 19:47 UTC by osamak
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description osamak 2009-02-28 19:47:29 UTC
In The Arabic version of OpenOffice 3.1 dev2 (build 9383), all inactive
Arabic-named tabs are shown incorrectly as squares, but it shown well when it's
activated. This applied on all framework applications. 

The following file is the Arabic window of "Insert -> Section" running under
Ubuntu 9.04 (I haven't tested this on Windows, so I specified '[GNU/]Linux' as a
Comment 1 osamak 2009-02-28 19:48:36 UTC
Here is the screenshot <>.
Comment 2 Olaf Felka 2009-03-02 12:47:59 UTC
any idea?
Comment 3 philipp.lohmann 2009-03-02 13:00:50 UTC
pl->hdu: the font for the unselected tab items is painted with font weight
"LIGHT" instead of normal or medium. It seems for that weight no font is found,
also not by glyph replacement.
Comment 4 Olaf Felka 2009-03-02 14:42:33 UTC
@ hdu: Something for you to proceed?
Comment 5 2009-03-02 15:50:28 UTC
@ osamak: does it change when you set the environment variable SAL_DISABLE_FC_SUBST before starting 
OOo in the same terminal?
Comment 6 osamak 2009-03-02 17:59:39 UTC
if you mean "$ ./soffice -SAL_DISABLE_FC_SUBST" then no. Please tell me if there
is another way to set the variable.
Comment 7 2009-03-03 08:00:52 UTC
No, setting an environment variable means something like
or if you use a csh
Comment 8 osamak 2009-03-03 10:21:29 UTC
I tested the first two commends, they didn't work.
Comment 9 munzirtaha 2010-07-05 12:45:04 UTC
@ hdu: I tested with SAL_DISABLE_FC_SUBST=1 and 0 and still same problem
Comment 10 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:33:08 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".