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Re: many blank buttons in (math) greek letters palette

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 14:57:52 +0200
To: "Dekai Wu" <dekai@cs.ust.hk>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030624145752.43aea9a7.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 14:30:13 +0800
"Dekai Wu" <dekai@cs.ust.hk> wrote:

> We have a number of folks using Amaya 8.0 on Linux (Red Hat 9.0).
> For the last 66 buttons as well as the 1st button, the buttons are
> not labeled. (This makes math mode unusable, since the missing
> labeled buttons include essential characters like greater-or-equal,
> plus-or-minus, approximately, set operators, logical operators,
> summation, root, differentiation, etc.)
> If clicked, the buttons do generate the correct characters, so it's
> just a problem of labeling the buttons. Perhaps the wrong font is
> used by default. (The main Amaya window has no problem with
> displaying those characters, so it's not that the machines don't
> have a suitable font installed.)
> If the problem indeed turns out to be the choice of font used
> for the palette, then given that Red Hat is such a common Linux
> distribution, perhaps a different default font could be used
> in the next release?
> In the meantime, any ideas on a workaround? Perhaps advice
> on some font to install?

Amaya uses esstix fonts and the font requested to display the keyboard is
See in the FAQ how to load and install these fonts.
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