Re: Font weirdness

Subject: Re: Font weirdness
From: Martin Sevior (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 21:27:02 CDT

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, David Schmitz wrote:

> Martin Sevior wrote:
> > This is very interesting. The way Zoom works is to change the point size
> > of fonts. It might be that some of your accented characters are not
> > present at small font sizes but are at large font sizes. However that
> > would not explain why the printing works. This part of the code has been
> > under very heavy development recently. Can you check out a CVS version
> > of Abi and see if the problem persists? Also can you tell us if "Insert
> > Symbol" shows the accented characters correctly and if they get inserted
> > correctly?
> To start off, this is all with the latest CVS version. I did an update
> just before I fired off the original email as a precaution against
> making much ado about nothing.
> The Insert Symbol give me the same funky characters where all the
> special characters would be, but when I do an insert of them, they show
> up correctly (at the high zoom/pt. size or when printing)
> At first, I thought it may be a badly hinted font, but in the Gnome Font
> Selector, the glyphs show up nicely at small sizes
> ( and in gv.

This appears to be a bug in Vlad's new encodingclass. Can you have a look



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