[mapserver-dev] Charset encoding for Labels [SOLVED]

Fernando Norte fernando at globalgeo.com.br
Thu Mar 22 06:59:08 PDT 2012


I solved, kind by accident, styling the fonts.

I'd set the TYPE truetype and use a FONTSET with Arial.ttf and the problem
is solved. The BitMap type default maybe use a standard font that doesn't
had the 'special' characteres.

2012/3/22 Fernando Norte <fernando at globalgeo.com.br>

> Hello,
> I'm trying to solve a problem with character encoding with MapServer. I
> have points instead of the accent character at the LABELs.
> I'd changed the shapefile dbf from ISO8859-1 to UTF-8, try to use encoding
> at the mapfile in both versions, but sometimes the result is worse.
> There is some solution for this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Fernando G Norte
> Nova Lima / MG - Brazil
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