After Upgrading to Either JRE 1.5.0_XX or 1.6.0_XX the Default Font for Hebrew Characters has Changed from "Arial" to "David" (Doc ID 972975.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

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Symptoms

After upgrading to either JRE 1.5.0_XX or 1.6.0_XX we find that the default font for Hebrew characters has changed from "Arial" (as it was originally with JInitiator 1.3.1.28) into "David" (with the new JRE).

Expected Behaviour

JRE should use the same default font for all java plugin releases

Steps To Reproduce

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1:- Upgrade to JRE 1.5.0_XX or 1.6.0_XX
2:- Launch any forms based application as a Hebrew user.

Business Impact

Due to this issue, Users find it difficult to read the Hebrew characters.

Changes

Upgrade to JRE 1.5.0_XX or 1.6.0_XX

Cause

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