[Libreoffice] Horizontal glyph adjustments are ignored with ICU layout

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jan 7 20:32:51 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 11:25:33PM +0100, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > Anyway, it turned out that the issue is not specific to kerning nor
> > Arabic, but affects all horizontal glyph positioning in the ICU layout
> > path; the problem does not show on Windows nor with Graphite fonts and
> > of course not with con-CTL.
> > 
> > The X adjustment of glyph widths is simply ignored, and glyphs are drawn
> > stacked after each other baased on their original width, which results in
> > kerning being ignored as well as other forms of glyph positioning like
> > cursive anchors, however vertical glyph positions (in the Y access) are
> > OK.
> > 
> Hi Khaled,
> wow, many thanks for your detailed analysis - that's actually
> usually the hardest part for most of the bugs. :)
> I'll look into this early next week.

Great, glade it helps and hop long standing bug will get fixed :)


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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