[Interest] Missing glyphs using Qt 5(.3+?) on Macintosh
aclight at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 18:00:32 CEST 2014
I guess nobody else has run into this, so I've created a bug report at
On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 8:27 AM, Adam Light <aclight at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed today that when I build my application using Qt 5.4 from the dev
> branch and I try to display certain mathematical symbols (say, in a
> QPlainTextEdit), I get the empty square box glyph instead of the correct
> symbol glyph.
> When I build using Qt 4.8.6, I get the correct symbols displayed.
> I have only tested this on Mac OSX 10.9.4.
> An example of a character that does not display properly is ∯ (that's
> U+222F, SURFACE INTEGRAL). There are at least 20 other symbols with similar
> problems that I've noticed.
> I can reproduce this problem using a Qt creator snapshot I've downloaded
> Based on Qt 5.3.1 (Clang 5.0 (Apple), 64 bit)
> Built on Jul 14 2014 at 04:12:53
> From revision c30856e657
> If you set the cursor in a text editor for a file or a line edit (eg. the
> Find line edit) and insert this symbol by pasting or by using the system
> Character Viewer application, Creator draws the empty box. I don't have an
> old version of Creator built with Qt 4 to test, but I assume the symbol
> would show up correctly in an older version.
> I've searched the bug reports for something similar and the closest issue
> I could find is https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-13206 but
> that report is very old and against Qt 4.6.
> Has anyone else come across this problem? I'm happy to file a new bug
> report but since it's hard for me to come up with good search terms for
> this I thought I'd see if anyone else is familiar with this problem before
> I do so.
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