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sr #109606: fontypython logo displayed a few seconds on launch...then nothing

Submitter:  Hal Elliott <hvelliott>
Submitted:  Sun 23 Dec 2018 02:12:11 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  4 - Important Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  donningle
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux
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Sun 13 Jan 2019 05:59:26 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Thank you for that.  I’m not a code guy and therefore clueless what to do with it but hopefully can find a guru to help :)

Hal Elliott <hvelliott>
Sat 12 Jan 2019 08:45:07 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Hopefully this will help with squashing the bug. I pulled this from the terminal when I had the same error happen:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-3.0-gtk3/wx/", line 1367, in Notify
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-3.0-gtk3/wx/", line 16868, in Notify
    self.result = self.callable(self.args, *self.kwargs)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 910, in showMain
    frame = MainFrame(None, _("Fonty Python: bring out your fonts!"))
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 443, in _init_ update_font_view ) #See under class FontViewPanel
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 108, in pub
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 743, in MainFontViewUpdate
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 491, in filterAndPageThenCallCreateFitmaps
    self.scrolledFontView.MinimalCreateFitmaps( sublist )
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 253, in MinimalCreateFitmaps
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 607, in assemble_bitmap
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 668, in _draw_bitmap ),
UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xab' in position 3: ordinal not in range(128)

John <mightyjerick>
Sun 23 Dec 2018 03:47:48 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Sorry to hear you are under the weather.  By all means get well!  This program seems to be exactly what I'm looking for, so I'm excited to put it to use!

Hal Elliott <hvelliott>
Sun 23 Dec 2018 06:15:07 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report. It's a known bug that I don't know what to do about.

When I feel better and have more time, I'll try sort this out.

Donn Ingle <donningle>
Group administrator
Sun 23 Dec 2018 02:12:11 AM UTC, original submission:  

I get the following when attempting to launch from the terminal:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-3.0-gtk3/wx/", line 1367, in Notify
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-3.0-gtk3/wx/", line 16868, in Notify
    self.result = self.callable(self.args, *self.kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 908, in showMain
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/fontypythonmodules/", line 53, in setup_fonts_and_colours
    HTMLCOLS[k] = v.GetAsString(flags=wx.C2S_HTML_SYNTAX)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-3.0-gtk3/wx/", line 205, in GetAsString
    return gdi.Colour_GetAsString(args, *kwargs)
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "isOpaque" failed at ../src/common/colourcmn.cpp(228) in GetAsString(): alpha is lost in HTML syntax

Hal Elliott <hvelliott>


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