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vigor2kIV
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Registered: ‎06-21-2010
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Foreign Fonts on the NOOK...

Library and reader already support Russina Cyrillic fonts and many others, including Chinese, Japanese and even Greek fonts in addition to whole bunch of Western and Easter European fonts. In reader however fonts would be displayed properly only if the PDF for instance has an embedded Cyrillic or other foreign font within itself. Note that not all fonts that exist in the world are supported, but most of them.

 

For those who had foreign language files sideloded on to your Nook with 1.3 build installed, after installing 1.4 build you will need to remove all files, then unplug your Nook from USB, let Library scan through the empty partition, then sideload all those same eBooks back to the device and let the Nook re-scan all of them again. This fixes the problem when Library displayed gibberish in the Library for eBooks with Meta data consisted out of foreign fonts such as Russian Cyrillic fonts for instance.

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ABthree
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Registered: ‎01-27-2010
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Re: Foreign Fonts on the NOOK...

 


vigor2kIV wrote:

 

For those who had foreign language files sideloded on to your Nook with 1.3 build installed, after installing 1.4 build you will need to remove all files, then unplug your Nook from USB, let Library scan through the empty partition, then sideload all those same eBooks back to the device and let the Nook re-scan all of them again. This fixes the problem when Library displayed gibberish in the Library for eBooks with Meta data consisted out of foreign fonts such as Russian Cyrillic fonts for instance.


Not so, at least for my Portuguese- and French-language files.  The 1.4 software corrected them spontaneously, after checking for new content and powering down and up.  Deletion and sideloading again was not required.

 

 

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