PSA: Can't Categorize Font Terms

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3 months 2 weeks ago #3692 by TheWanderingBen
Not sure if this is intended or a bug, but either way, folks should know to not put Font terms in a Category and expect them to work as Secondary Terms in the Localize component.

Basically, if a font is called MyCoolFont SDF, and term is of the format Font/MyCoolFont SDF, and you use it as a Secondary Term on the Localize component, the plugin will never find that font, and so the Localize component will change the translation, but not the font asset. This is a problem if you have languages with different glyphs.

I think this has to do with the way LanuageSourceData::GetTermData gets called, which is always with the default allowCategoryMismatch set to false. If it were me, I'd set the SecondaryTerms to allow that mismatch. But I haven't studied the code or use-cases much, so there could be a reason to keep the current functionality. It was just really confusing for a while! :)

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3 months 2 weeks ago #3698 by Frank
That's definitely a bug.
Will investigate and submit a fix ASAP!

Thanks for reporting that.
Frank

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