Re: Are ready to go? (was Re: commit: Win32 printing)

Subject: Re: Are ready to go? (was Re: commit: Win32 printing)
From: Martin Sevior (
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 04:57:13 CDT

On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Jesse Kuang wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Martin Sevior" <>
> To: "Tim LaDuca" <>
> Cc: "Dom Lachowicz" <>; "abi" <>
> Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2001 3:55 PM
> Subject: Are ready to go? (was Re: commit: Win32 printing)
> >
> > OK thanks very much Tim!
> >
> > I know we don't have the styles dialog done for Windows yet and I know
> > Micheal is working on it and making good progress. However given how long
> > it took for the Linux dialog to get al the bugs ironed out I think styles
> > for win should wait for 0.91.
> >
> > On a related note, I've made great progress on a "delete header" feature.
> > It almost works (just a segv on undo to fix) and in the process I
> > discovered we were doing something wrong in the piecetable upon importing
> > headers/footers. It might have something to do with Pat Lam's problems
> > with EndNotes too.
> >
> BUT, cjk font support got broken since 7/14,
> under CJK locale, abiword display following message and abort (XAP_UnixFont::getMetricsData)
> "The font metrics file [%s] could\n"
> "not be opened for parsing, nor was\n"
> "it possible to retrieve the needed\n"
> "information from the X server; this\n"
> "is a fatal error and AbiWord will\n"
> "terminate.",

Thanks very much for telling me this. I'll try to fix this ASAP. Please
let me know as soon as you see this sort of thing happenning. I have no
way of knowing if CJK fonts work.

Ha Shao, can you check and look and tell me what I've screwed up? It is
something in xap_UnixFonts.cpp I think.



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