[HarfBuzz] (hb-view) feature 'onum' needs non numeric character

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon May 28 13:35:25 PDT 2012

On 05/28/2012 04:29 PM, Rolf Langenhuijzen wrote:
> Maybe not the most important things, but because I'm testing with hb-view I
> just report what I come across…
> When I test a text like "1960" with the onum feature on, it keeps showing the
> default lining figures.
> If you replace the text with a non numeric character before or after (with our
> without a space) it works correctly ("a 1960" or "1960a").
> Tested with multiple fonts. Maybe a bug?
> PS > just tested 'frac' as well and also fractions only show when theres
> additional text like "1/2 a" .. something like "1/2 4" doesn't work either.

Sounds like a font bug to me, I can imagine how this can happen.  At any rate,
I need to see the font before I can help at all.  Feel free to send it to me
off list.


> Rolf
> |hv-view --output=test.png --features="+onum=1" --margin=100 --font-size=200 "my font||.otf" "1960"|
> |hb-view --output=test.png --features="+onum=1" --margin=100 --font-size=200 "my font||.otf" "a 1960"|
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