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Unicode characters do not render correctly in a WPF application in Windows 10


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Symptoms

Assume that you have installed Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 on your computer that is running Windows 10. When you deploy a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application on your computer, the following Unicode characters do not render correctly:
Unicode RangeFontLanguage Pack
0700-074FEstrangelo EdessaSyriac
0E80-0EFFLao UILao
0E80-0EFFDokChampaLao
1780-17FF, 19E0-19FFKhmer UIKhmer
1780-17FF, 19E0-19FFDaunPenhKhmer
2F00-2FDF, 3250, 32CC-32CF, 3377-337A, FF00-FF60, FF61-FF9F, FFE0-FFEEMeiryo UIJapanese
2F00-2FDF, FF00-FF60, FF61-FF9F, FFE0-FFEEMeiryoJapanese
31C0-31EFMingLiUChinese (Traditional)
E000-EEB7, F303-F34B, F3A0-F5F1, F634-F848MingLiU_HKSCSChinese (Traditional)
FF00-FF60, FF61-FF9F, FFE0-FFEEMS GothicJapanese
FFE0-FFEEGulimKorean

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Cause

This issue occurs because of changes in default installed fonts in Windows 10.

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Resolution

To reduce the effects of these concerns, make sure that your applications appropriately declare the recommended xml:lang attribute as per MSDN guidance. For more information about the guidance, see xml:lang Handling in XAML in MSDN and Introducing xml:lang in XAML.

For more information about the known issues in the .NET Framework 4.6, see Known issues for the .NET Framework 4.6 .

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Article Info
Article ID : 3079225
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 7/20/2015
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