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What happened to Armenian letters?

  • Could you paste the link to the page here? I've tried http://hy.wikipedia.org/ here and it seems ok.

    Btw, it happens all the times? On all pages?

  • Could you paste the link to the page here? I've tried http://hy.wikipedia.org/ here and it seems ok.
    Btw, it happens all the times? On all pages?

    Here is the link http://hy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Օպերա_(դիտարկիչ)
    It happens on most pages.
    Here are some pages where problem exists: www.akumb.am www.yerevan.am/am/ www.1in.am www.edu.am www.itel.am/am/ facebook.com (with Armenian language) etc.
    These pages showing correctly: news.am/arm/ www.lia.am/hy.htm

    I've installed Opera 25 on another computer (I'm installing it with Stand-alone option, but I do not think that this matter) and here is the same problem.

  • Let me amend your link (using HTML):
    Is this it?

  • Let me amend your link (using HTML):
    Is this it?

    Yes.

  • Here is the link http://hy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Օպերա_(դիտարկիչ)
    It happens on most pages.
    Here are some pages where problem exists: www.akumb.am www.yerevan.am/am/ www.1in.am www.edu.am www.itel.am/am/ facebook.com (with Armenian language) etc.

    I've checked some of those links and they seemed ok here.in the sense of not being displaying squares.

    My fonts are Time News Roman for Standard and Serif; Arial for Sans-serif and Consolas for Fixed-width. Default enconding is Western European (Iso 8859-1).

  • Well, I see two relevant elements in the <head>:

    <meta charset="UTF-8" />
    and

    <style>a:lang(ar),a:lang(kk-arab),a:lang(mzn),a:lang(ps),a:lang(ur){text-decoration:none} /* cache key: hywiki:resourceloader:filter:minify-css:7:72e50a08e3f3a95d49ffc899024cfb2d */</style>.

  • Here are some other screenshots (click for full size).

    On the first screenshot there are squares after text "Armenian", but I would like to notice that some other languages in this list also displaying squares instead of native letters (Full list: Amharic, Armenian, Bengali, Georgian, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Kannada, Khmer, Lao, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya.)

    I've checked some of those links and they seemed ok here.in the sense of not being displaying squares.
    My fonts are Time News Roman for Standard and Serif; Arial for Sans-serif and Consolas for Fixed-width. Default enconding is Western European (Iso 8859-1).

    I have the same font and encoding configuration.
    What is your operating system?
    I'm using Windows 7.

  • Where did you get your nuOpera and was your 25 install a regular update?
    What do other browsers show in your Windows 7?

  • Where did you get your nuOpera and was your 25 install a regular update?
    What do other browsers show in your Windows 7?

    I've downloaded the latest beta version from opera.com. Previous build has the same problem.

    All other browsers (Opera 24, Opera 12, Firefox, IE11, Chrome) showing all Armenian letters normally. Only Opera beta 25 and Opera developer 26 displaying squares.

  • Have you tried disabling direct write on opera:flags?

  • Have you tried disabling direct write on opera:flags?

    It helped! Thanks.

    I do not understand why it is activated by default, if it is an experimental feature?

  • It helped!

    Good to know.

    I do not understand why it is activated by default, if it is an experimental feature?

    When the experiment reachs a certain stage and is considered stable ehough, it's enabled by default so there is more people testing it.

  • They ought to supply such users with sorta manuals - what's being tested and what each kind of shit is for then.:right:

  • The same problem is by me, opera shows squares instead of Armenian letters, the fonts in other languages have been also changed. This happened after opera's self-update to 25, I have changed encoding and fonts but nothing helped, any ideas else?

  • And how can I restore Opera to the version of 24?

  • Download a 24 and rename the autoupdate file.

  • Thanks for the answer, I have downloaded and installed it before, along with the existed opera 25, then it crashed so it's now impossible to install it. I guess I'll have to wait for 26 now

  • The same problem is by me, opera shows squares instead of Armenian letters, the fonts in other languages have been also changed. This happened after opera's self-update to 25, I have changed encoding and fonts but nothing helped, any ideas else?

    Open opera://flags/#disable-direct-write (paste this link to address bar) and in the "Disable DirectWrite" section press Enable button.

  • All of my friends and acquaintances who use Opera, after auto-updating to the 25 version the Armenian letters turned to squares. It's horrible! Тhe worst thing is that the Opera developers have not paid attention to this topic.
    Some people I've helped to solve the problem. But most Opera users in Armenia won't find the solution and will replace Opera with other browser.

    I've also submitted a bug report 6 days ago.

  • The same problem is by me, opera shows squares instead of Armenian letters, the fonts in other languages have been also changed. This happened after opera's self-update to 25, I have changed encoding and fonts but nothing helped, any ideas else?

    Open opera://flags/#disable-direct-write (paste this link to address bar) and in the "Disable DirectWrite" section press Enable button.

    Mersi!! Rammstein für immer 🙂 finally Opera shows Armenian letters!

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