[Qgis-developer] OSX + Qt 4.5 font problem

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Wed Aug 5 22:05:31 EDT 2009

Hey, long time no see!

r11280 did the trick.  Non-native font dialog is now used again and  
font setting sticks.

you da man

On Aug 5, 2009, at 8:33 PM, Tom Elwertowski wrote:

> William Kyngesburye wrote:
>> For the font problem in labelling, I wonder if it has something to  
>> do with the fact that Qt 4.5 now uses native font selection dialog  
>> on OSX
> I haven't been closely monitoring QGIS recently. Since you offered a  
> theory that was easy to check, I checked.
> QFontDialog for Qt 4.5/Mac uses a new Cocoa implementation which  
> appears to work for some fonts in a 64-bit build but not at all in a  
> 32-bit build (at least within QGIS).
>> So maybe the font spec is returned in an OSX form?  Or something  
>> like that?
> Qt provides access functions and QGIS uses them so the problems are  
> within QFontDialog.
> The fix is to force use of the Qt non-native font dialog (same as Qt  
> 4.4) in 32-bit builds until QFontDialog is fixed.
> Tom
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