Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've added fonts to ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 (with .fonts folder in "home"). I can use the fonts, but, while putting points (voweling in Hebrew), the letters get messed up.

Here is a photo-the words in the second paragraph are not showed correctly: enter image description here

Also, it seems to happen in LibreOffice but not in INKSCAPE.

Is there a way to fix it?

Thanks to you all.

share|improve this question

closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, devav2, Tom Brossman, Eliah Kagan, jokerdino Oct 5 '12 at 1:39

Questions on Ask Ubuntu are expected to relate to Ubuntu within the scope defined by the community. Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Oct 4 '12 at 14:02
    
What is the font in question? –  taneli Oct 4 '12 at 14:56
    

1 Answer 1

I haven't a clue what the correct Hebrew font should look like, it's all Greek to me (bad joke, sorry).

Since only some paragraphs display correctly I suspect you have a problem with formatting.

  1. Try Ctrl + A to select everything, then Ctrl + M to clear direct formatting.
  2. Failing that, you should select a bit of the normal text and examine the differences (if any) between the Paragraph Styles, found in Format -> Paragraph...

Note that if you try the first thing and lose the desired formatting, (e.g. all the text is now 'wrong') you can press Ctrl + Z to undo, then carefully compare any formating differences as explained in step 2, to apply the desired effect.

This probably is a bug so I'll cast another close vote (bugs are off-topic here), but if this fixes things please update your question. If it's not a bug I'll be happy to vote to re-open it.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.