Some windows font testing please

Rick Walsh rickmwalsh at
Wed Aug 3 05:25:04 PDT 2016

On 3 Aug 2016 19:32, "Lubomir I. Ivanov" <neolit123 at> wrote:
> On 3 August 2016 at 10:49, Robert Helling <helling at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > in the forum, there is a user reporting problems with the arrows in the
the dive planner notes on Windows Server 2008. In particular, the
horizontal arrow
> > #10137 seems to be missing (in the html we say we want a Courier font
which I understand under windows is interpreted as Courier New). If you
have access to a Windows machine running the latest version of Subsurface,
could you please check if that problem is there as well as well as figuring
out a unicode symbol that could be used which is present in that font?
> >
> > Thanks a lot.
> >
> by downloading the latest daily i can test that.
> the font shows fine on Windows 7, but my suspicion is that the Windows
> Server 2008's version of Courier New could be missing those particular
> glyphs.
It displays fine for me on my work laptop, which is also Windows 7.

> Courrier New 5.0 vs Courier New 5.11
I could try to revive an old laptop tomorrow, which dual booted to Vista to
confirm. According to the link, Vista has v5.0 of the font too.

> the safest bet is to use actual images in the HTML instead special font

Is this possible, while getting the images to scale properly with the text?
It's a long time since I did anything much with html.

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