Weekly report about character border

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Mon Jul 1 07:57:42 PDT 2013

On 01/07/13 09:17, Cedric Bosdonnat wrote:
> Hi Tamas, Miklos,
> On Mon, 2013-07-01 at 09:13 +0200, Miklos Vajna wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 06:35:07PM +0200, Zolnai Tamás <zolnaitamas2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>   - How can we implement character border? (two distinct solution: font or
>>> layout frame)
>> This is an interesting question, yes. My opinion is that it would be
>> good to do this in VCL ("font"), so not only Writer can benefit from
>> this, but later also other applications.
> Well, I was originally more thinking on something around the writer
> layout... borders aren't the same things than underlines and friends.
> However the idea to be able to reuse it from VCL is appealing.
> Problem coming from that: the code for borders painting is using cod
> from svx and drawinglayer... would we be able to use that from VCL fonts
> code? I'm not sure at all ;)

another question is where (around which characters) do you want the
border to be?  every time some formatting attribute changes VCL gets a
new piece of text to format, do you also want a vertical border then?

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