Bitmap fonts (in FON-Format) are rendered as Helvetica-like fonts
Submitted by Scit2010
Assigned to fon..@..op.org
In GIMP 2.8.2 for Windows and Mac OS X we have the problem, that bitmap fonts are shown as bold Helvetica-like fonts (on Windows it looks closest to FixedSys, on Mac to Arial Hebrew). See also https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=691782. At least the Windows build uses FontConfig 2.9.0. On several sites I read FontConfig disabled bitmap font support by default a longer time ago. I tried to reenable it by applying the advices for Linux analogously to Windows (e.g. copyied C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\etc\fonts\conf.avail\70-yes-bitmaps.conf to ..\conf.d, removed C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\etc\fonts\conf.avail\70-no-bitmaps.conf, refreshed the font cache in GIMP and extra restarted GIMP) - nothing helped.