W2k AbiWord 1.99.6 - Hangs in Insert-symbol

From: Peter Jacobi (pj@walter-graphtek.com)
Date: Sun Oct 19 2003 - 03:19:47 EDT

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    Dear All,

    I'm reporting this for the rather old 1.99.6 as I can't find the 'secret'
    page for newer Win32 builds (and the 2.01 mentioned in AWN doesn't work for

    I can't decide whether this is more an Abiword bug or more a case of broken
    Fonts, but for a large number of hackish [1] fonts, Insert-Symbol will make
    Abiword hang the moment one of the affected fonts is choosen.

    [1] I mean fonts that display strange character sets for the normal Latin-1
    codepoints, to make these displayable in pre-Unicode software.

    TAMLKamban Normal :TAMLKamban.ttf
    from http://www.tamilvu.org/coresite/html/cwfontins.htm

    Tamil_Avarangal31TSC : ava31tsc.ttf
    from http://www.tamil.net/tscii/toolsold.html

    Linear B : LINEAR-B.TTF
    from http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/fonts/

    Peter Jacobi

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