Telugu rendering on Windows

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue Aug 7 09:43:22 EDT 2007

On 8/7/07, Luke Schierer <lschiere at> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 05:15:46PM +0530, RKVS Raman wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am translating pidgin to telugu on windows. I compiled it with GTK
> > to find boxes instead of telugu characters on windows UI. Do i need to
> > change anything in settings to be able to see Telugu? Tamil and Hindi
> > render fine.
> >
> I am posting this to devel as well as i18n because several of the win32
> guys are not on the i18n list.
> The problem here is that you do not have fonts that GTK+ can find that
> have the glyphs (characters) you need.  This may be because you do not
> have them at all, or that GTK+ is not finding them.

I don't know which font(s) have Telugu coverage on Windows (Does
Windows actually have any?).  Once you figure out which fonts should
be used, the way to make GTK+ use them is outlined in the trac ticket


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