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To change the default language used on the whole site, use the http://yourbaseurl/config_editor.php and replace the English (EN) on the , as I understand it , Bulgarian .

More painted here. - "Composr Tutorial: Localisation and internationalisation."
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Thanks. It worked!
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Hi,

Actually I think that's a limitation with the Open Source fonts that we bundle. They don't have cyrillic characters unfortunately.

I've expanded on the documentation regarding this for you…

GD fonts

We bundle some Open Source .ttf fonts (Bitstream fonts) that unfortunately don't have characters for all languages. For example you may notice issues in Cyrillic ("Russian").

This affects:
  1. Vertical text shown on pemrission editing interfaces. This issue is less relevant as it once was, as modern web browsers can render vertical text directly.
  2. The Logo Wizard.
  3. The main_custom_gfx block.

The solution to '1' is to upload Courier New Bold Italic.ttf from your own computer to data_custom/fonts/Courier New Bold Italic.ttf. We would distribute this file with Composr, except we don't have a license to; however if you have a copy of Windows or Mac OS you should have your own licensed copy of this file.

The solution to '2' is to upload Verdana.ttf from your computer as data_custom/fonts/Vera.ttf. This works for most the Verdana font only, which is the default used during the Setup Wizard; if you are using the Logo Wizard manually then you may just want to upload all your fonts to data_custom/fonts and pick one of those you uploaded.


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Chris , thank you :) It's really a very valuable clue , which greatly facilitates the life :)
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