[Tshwanelex-l] Fwd: Display bug in TL5 on Mac OS X

Claire Bowern claire.bowern at yale.edu
Sun Jun 12 12:40:13 EDT 2011

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From: James Crippen <jcrippen at gmail.com>
Date: Sun, May 1, 2011 at 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Tshwanelex-l] Display bug in TL5 on Mac OS X
To: TshwaneLex-L <tshwanelex-l at mailman.yale.edu>

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 13:40, James Crippen <jcrippen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just upgraded from the Mac beta of TL4 to the new TL 2010 version.
> Various entries in my database are displaying incorrectly now. The
> specific problems are that any word, some string of characters
> separated by spaces, fails to display in the preview pane if the word
> contains the character U+0330 Combining Macron Below. This problem
> does not occur with characters that have this diacritic inherently,
> for example U+1E35 Latin Small Letter K With Line Below. Other
> characters that trigger the same misbehaviour are IPA symbols. I’m
> using the Charis SIL Compact font for display, and this behaves
> properly in other applications. A screenshot is attached, both IPA and
> the combining diacritics are missing in the preview pane. Note that
> the IPA characters display correctly when the font is italic.

Just to follow up, I checked this by changing fonts to other forms
that I know should have all the necessary characters, and they don’t
display properly either.

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Claire Bowern
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