Bug report #11283

QGIS displays all 65535 Unicode characters in Font Marker symbol selection window

Added by Richard Hartley over 9 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:end of life
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:19579


QGIS enable users to select from all 65535 Unicode characters when selecting the character for Font Marker Symbol, even though the majority of these characters may not exist in a font.

An example of font which only has character in three unicode blocks is attached, together with further details and screenshots.

The characters available should be restricted to the characters specified within the font, for example as in Microsoft Word.

QGIS_Displays_All_Unicode_Characters.zip (420 KB) Richard Hartley, 2014-09-27 07:12 AM


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 9 years ago

  • Category changed from Symbology to GUI
  • Affected QGIS version changed from 2.4.0 to master
  • OS version deleted (8.1)
  • Operating System deleted (Windows)
  • Priority changed from Normal to Low

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 7 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No
  • Regression? set to No

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed
  • Resolution set to end of life

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