[Libreoffice] Horizontal glyph adjustments are ignored with ICU layout

Thorsten Behrens thb at documentfoundation.org
Fri Jan 7 14:25:33 PST 2011

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.


-- Thorsten
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