[mapserver-users] Arabic text help - some words not rendering correctly

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Wed Jan 5 12:55:05 EST 2011

Are you setting the LABEL.ENCODING to the right value?


On 11-01-05 12:48 PM, Ian Walberg wrote:
> Hello list and Happy New Year,
> We are seeing incorrectly rendered Arabic text, typically a 'square'
> displayed instead of one of the characters or sometimes one or more
> characters missing.
> The data is coming from shape files and most the names appear to be
> displayed correctly.
> This is being seen on both ms4w and the target Linux installation.
> Any idea where to look would be greatly appreciated. Is the 'square'
> character what Freetype displays if it cannot find a character in the
> font.
> Many thanks
> Ian
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Daniel Morissette

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