When entering Unicode Characters (Ethiopic / Amharic in our case) in tags, such as "name:am", only boxes are being displayed.

Is this an JOSM bug or just a wrong system setting?

We are using Ubuntu/GNOME and in other parts of the system, it is just displayed fine.

asked 05 Dec '12, 18:36

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edited 05 Dec '12, 23:03

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I can confirm this here. It might be a font problem because other unicode characters work fine, but even with the packages fonts-senamirmir-washra fonts-sil-abyssinica installed I just get boxes in JOSM whereas other programs (like firefox) display the same characters without problems. I suggest creating a bug report.

(06 Dec '12, 07:33) scai ♦

It is actually working in Ubuntu 12.04 and Java 7. But I made a ticket for Input Method support: http://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/8259

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answered 06 Dec '12, 17:35

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