[Interest] QML draw strings with emojis

John Weeks john at wavemetrics.com
Fri Dec 19 01:00:30 CET 2014

I wonder if your problem is related to this bug: https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-40549. It has been fixed for the release 5.4.0.

John Weeks

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> On Dec 18, 2014, at 3:02 PM, Bo Thorsen <bo at vikingsoft.eu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a request that I don't know how to fix. I hope one of you can 
> give me a bit of help this time.
> I have an application that gets a string from the net and show it on the 
> screen. The string can contain emojis, so the users would like to have 
> those drawn the right way.
> This is a closed source application, Qt 5.3.2, Qt Quick 1, running on 
> Windows and Mac. The text is shown in a standard Text element.
> What I tried so far: Added seguisym.ttf to the font database and set the 
> font Segoe UI Symbol or Segoe UI WP on the Text element. This is pretty 
> much what I was able to dig up in searches so far.
> No matter what I do, I get a ? instead of the emoji.
> Any ideas?
> Bo Thorsen,
> Director, Viking Software.
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