On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Haykel ben Jemia wrote:
> I have downloaded the sources of Dia from CVS and compiled it with
> unicode and freetype support successfully. Everything works fine but 2
> 1. When I start dia the following error is printed:
> Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkcontainer.c: line 713 (gtk_container_add):
> assertion `widget != NULL' failed.
> and a small window shows up, with the title "Loading", containing a
> small progress bar (I think) and the text "Dia v 0.89". This window
> stays on the screen until I close it from the titlebar-menu, after
> what the main window pops up.
That's ugly, but does not affect the usability of Dia. It's simply that
the splash picture isn't installed correctly. This was discussed a couple
weeks ago on this list.
> 2. This one is more important: I can use TrueType fonts to draw my
> diagrams, but when I export them to "eps", ghostscript can't display
> the eps-files and stops with an error. Is this a dia or a ghostscript
This is a dia problem, in that conversion to Type42 is not implemented
yet. I'm trying to figure out how Freetype will give me the Truetype info
I need to make the wrapper. Until then, you can get by by converting your
truetype fonts to type1.
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