thanks for the workaround. it works well.
i added these lines to my .bash_profile file :

unset LC_ALL
LC_NUMERIC=C 
export LC_NUMERIC

but what is the LC_NUMERIC variable and what is C ?
just to know if it breaks something else.


On Sun, 7 May 2000, Uwe Koloska wrote:

> You wrote on Son, 07 Mai 2000:
> >i just downloaded the plugin from the plugin registry. it simply does not
> >work. it seems like it scales the the police with a too big factor. (it
> >generates a small layer about 10x10 pixels that is dependent on the size
> >of the police). 
> >does anyone encountred this problem before?
> >
> >gdyntext 1.4.4 on a i586 RH5.2 XFree 3.3.6 gimp 1.0.4
> 
> just the same error as with acrobat reader 4.05 not able to work with
> embeded fonts ...
> 
> with locale LC_NUMERIC set to anything other than "C" (that is unequal to
> the settings from "C" -- for sure) breaks the communication between gimp
> and the plug-in.  In gdyntext from gimp-1.1.20 this is solved.
> 
> As a workaround you can start gimp like that:
> 
>   LC_NUMERIC=C gimp
> 
> or something else that sets the environment LC_NUMERIC to "C".  Supposed
> you don't have "LC_ALL=es" or similar ...
> 
> Locale are used in this sequence and later ones overwriter the previous:
>     LANG -> LC_{NUMERIC,MESSAGES,CTYPE, etc.} -> LC_ALL
> so LC_ALL overwrites them all and if it is set you have to unset it.
> 
> It's best to set LANG to your prefered language and then finetune with LC_*
> 
> Hope that helps
> Uwe
> 
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