Gnome File Selection Box shows the garbled characters when using Japanese characters in filename. (Doc ID 1435360.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11 11/11 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you are using Gnome applications on CDE session, Gnome File Selection Box which is invoked from "Save" menu on these applications, such as gnome-text-editor(gedit), Gnome image viewer(eog) or etc shows the garbled characters if the file name contains Japanese characters.

Also if you saved a file with Japanese file name on the application, the filename could be garbled even with ls(1) command.

This does not happen when Gnome applications are running on Gnome session. Only happens on CDE session.

Cause

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