[TYPO3-english] GIFBUILDER and TrueType fonts (problem with national signs)

Tomas Mrozek mail at cascaval.com
Mon Feb 1 10:32:57 CET 2010

> I've seen problems with OpenType fonts. I found a few bug reports for
> freetype (the font rendering library which is used by GD, etc. to render
> fonts on *nix systems) that it couldn't always handle diacriticals in
> OpenType fonts correctly. I converted the font to TrueType and the
> problems were gone.

I second that. I've always had problems rendering diacritical characters
 using OpenType fonts and had to either obtain the TrueType version of
the font (if it was available) or convert it myself.

Tomas Mrozek

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