Subject: Re[2]: gd, locales, special characters UPDATE
To: Chuck Swiger <>
From: None <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/27/2007 19:19:19
Hello Chuck,
Am Mittwoch, 27. Juni 2007 um 18:29 schrieben Sie:

> On Jun 27, 2007, at 9:18 AM, wrote:
>> If i transmit the special characters (german umlaute) from an form and
>> write them with php into an file. The characters are correct in the  
>> file.
>> If i build with the gd library and truetype fonts an picture of the  
>> characters, they
>> are displayed as squares. Setting LC_CTYPE on the enviroment or with
>> setlocale has no effect.

> You'll need to make sure you are using a font which has the  
> appropriate German character glyphs, otherwise you'll get the results
> you've reported...

Yes, the font arial.ttf has the character glyphs. The same font-file
works on linux.

Thank you and best regards