[Padma] Gowtami and Pothana fonts

Krishna Mohan Gundu gkmohan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 05:45:29 EST 2005


you may try

Options->General->Fonts&Colors

select
Fonts for: Unicode
Serif: Pothana
Sans serif: Pothana

regards,
Krishna Mohan.

On 11/26/05, Nagarjuna Venna <vnagarjuna at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/26/05, Suresh Kumar Nalluru <nasuku at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >  First, Thanks for this wonderful software.
> >  I installed pothana font on my windows xp box.  For few days, it used to
> > show pothana font for telugu pages.Now, firefox is back to showing gowtami
> > font. Is anyone aware of any work-around for this?
> >
> >  I am not sure if its the issue with windows or firefox or padma.
>
> Not an issue with Padma... :-)
>
> Padma doesn't know anything about Unicode fonts, so it can't be an
> issue with Padma. I believe the algorithm in FF is to find the first
> font that supports the range of code points in the page. Gautami
> probably started showing up before Pothana in the list on your system.
>
> A potential workaround is possible if FF supported ability to specify
> the Telugu font to be used like in IE. You can't do it for Telugu
> today (the only Indic languages in the drop down list are Devanagari
> and Tamil from Preferences->General->Fonts & Colors). Someone should
> look into adding Telugu (and the rest) in the prefs dialog - I think
> it might be a simple change to the XUL with no code changes.
>
> Good to hear from you, BTW...
>
> nagarjuna
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