Steffen Glückselig wrote:
When starting Inkscape on WinXP I (always) get the message
** (indscape.exe:3984): WARNING **: Invalid UTF8 string passed to
And a dialog pops up. I cannot read the end of that dialog since it is
not resizeable but it starts with my 'My Files' ('Eigene Dateien' -
in german) - Directory...
That's in an area we're working on at the moment.
I suspect that the problem could be non-ASCII characters somewhere in
that path. Or characters that are in an encoding other than the default
Basically at the same time I was checking in some of my changes to
Inkscape to start dealing with this, the main glib/GTK+ developers also
checked in functions to deal with this issue better. Sometime next month
they're expecting to do their next release.
Can you check the path your Inkscape is installed in and the path your
user dir is in? Maybe paste them in here for us to check. There are a
couple of different areas that problems are in. I'm suspecting this is
might involve you name, as the "ü" could be causing some headaches.
Mainly we need someone experiencing the problem to work with in tracking