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ukrkoz
Level 7

Why there is still no support for Cyrillic font??

Topic says it all. How come? Been years since requested.

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destruk
Level 10

Re: Why there is still no support for Cyrillic font??

Why is there still no Russian channel store?
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EnTerr
Level 8

Re: Why there is still no support for Cyrillic font??

"destruk" wrote:
Why is there still no Russian channel store?

<ahem> I see where you are coming from but that is somewhat misinformed - equating Cyrillic alphabet to Russian language. It's thereabout like doing the same between Latin alphabet and English language (e.g. calling ASCII "the English alphabet").

Let me shed some light: about 250M people in Europe and Asia use Cyrillic as official alphabet and only 1/2 of that is Russia. The rest are mostly Slavic countries: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine - but there are some decidedly non-Slavic countries too, like Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan (see list and map here).

@ukrkoz, you will likely get a formulaic answer by RokuCo that if you need some esoteric :mrgreen: script, you can add your own TTF fonts. I think it is worth consideration by the Co. though: an expansion of international support - since Apple, Google and Amazon in their competing products have no hesitation about addressing the international market at large.

PS. Huh, TIL: even in Alaska they used Cyrillic once upon Tsarist times (not a shocker really, considering a certain later inter-state real-estate transaction)
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kc8pql
Level 7

Re: Why there is still no support for Cyrillic font??

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