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07977 Interface Minor Always May 14, 2021, 16:36 Aug 28, 2021, 21:37
Tester AJR View Status Public Platform MAME (Self-compiled)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS Linux (64-bit)
Status [?] Acknowledged Driver
Version 0.231 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Fixed in Git Commit Github Pull Request #
Summary MESS-specific 07977: Default font lacks Japanese kana
Description Liberation Sans, the default font on SDL builds, lacks support for katakana and hiragana. Japanese computers often have katakana keycaps and may require kana entry to load programs.

The built-in uismall font also lacks kana, though adding it may not be so important.
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png file icon Screenshot from 2021-05-14 19-45-50.png (77,585 bytes) May 14, 2021, 23:49 Uploaded by AJR
Pasopia input map, with missing characters for kana
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Aug 28, 2021, 19:18
Three of the symbol glyphs used in the vgmplay layout are also missing from this system default font:

0x25EB (White Square With Vertical Bisecting Line)
0x25B6 (Black Right-pointing Triangle)
0x25CE (Bullseye)
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Aug 28, 2021, 21:37
The diagonal lines used in the tape loading popup are also missing from Liberation Sans.