Unicode Text in Chat:
Starting with 1.3.2, both the regular Minecraft server and CraftBukkit allow using full Unicode text in chat. Unfortunately, the Minecraft client comes with an older version of the LWJGL library which doesn't handle keyboard layouts properly. You will have to to manually update LWJGL to the latest version, if you need Unicode support in chat.
BetterFonts 1.4.4 - 2012/11/16
- Updated to Minecraft 1.4.4
Installation is the same as for any other mod. Extract the contents of the downloaded .zip file into your minecraft.jar, and make sure to delete the META-INF folder inside minecraft.jar. This mod is compatible with OptiFine and MCPatcher, but make sure to install it after either mod. Further install examples below:
The source code is available in a GitHub repository and is licensed under the LGPL.
You can have a config file to change the default font and text size this mod uses. If your game is installed in a ".minecraft" directory, then the config file will be ".minecraft/config/BetterFonts.cfg" (the same place ModLoader keeps its config files). Please note that the "config" directory does not go inside minecraft.jar but directly into the game folder. You can either download the config file or look at the example below:
Known Issues & Feature Requests:
These are issues that I plan to eventually fix or feature requests I plan to implement in a future version of the mod. In no particular order: