Invalid characters in SCIM lookup table

Asked by White on 2007-07-03

In Feisty, I notice there are some unicode characters given in the lookup table as selections (please see screenshot for example) when I am trying to find some word (chinese) using SCIM Smart Pinyin. In some cases I can't even find the word I need, one of these unicode characters is the word I need by for some reason it is not display correctly.

In the screenshot example, I am typing pinyin "en":

http://img29.picoodle.com/img/img29/8/6/29/f_Screenshotm_9d68140.png

Please advice on how to display these characters correctly, thank you.

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White
Solved:
2007-07-24
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2007-07-24
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2007-07-04
Clare So (cmso) said : #1

I suspect (by trial and error) that SCIM looks up characters in "kochi" and "baekmuk". Both of these character sets are found in /usr/share/fonts/truetype in my ubuntu installation. If they are missing you need to install new fonts.

Hope this helps.

Clare So (cmso) said : #2

I suspect (by trial and error) that SCIM looks up characters in "kochi" and "baekmuk". Both of these character sets are found in /usr/share/fonts/truetype in my ubuntu installation. If they are missing you need to install new fonts.

Hope this helps.

White (raymond-yip84) said : #3

Hi Clare,
Thanks for the help.
But I've further check my /usr/share/fonts/truetype directory and found that Koachi and Baekmuk are installed already.

Appreciate more advice on this.

White (raymond-yip84) said : #4

Changing the mode from 中 to 简 will hide the invalid characters from displaying on the lookup table.
These characters might be traditional characters that is not supported by the font set 中mode is using?

I also tried installing some proprietary truetype fonts. After that all characters (I've encountered so far) are display correctly even in 中 mofr