[cairo] Userfont hinting

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon May 5 00:29:49 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-05-03 at 18:23 +0100, Peter Clifton wrote:
>   x3 = 21.5;
>   y3 = 0;
>   cairo_device_to_user (cr, &x3, &y3);
>   metrics->x_advance = x3;
>   metrics->y_advance = y3;

This is very wrong and breaks badly for rotated text.  But anyway, you
*are* setting to a half integer.

Lemme back up a bit.  Can you please succinctly summarize what you are
trying to achieve, and what doesn't work?


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