19 Aug 2011 caolan   » (Master)

all text rendered with cairo

So, as of today all LibreOffice (3.5 onwards) text rendering under X goes through cairo. This was already the case in practice for horizontal text for quite a while, the additional change is that its true for vertical text as well now.



Yes, I know it’s still rather sub-optimal. The current implementation is basically intended to be bug-for-bug compatible for now, though I couldn’t resist improving the positioning of 0x30FC.

Test-case at http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/tree/qadevOOo/testdocs/vertical-testcase.odt

Syndicated 2011-08-19 11:56:02 from Caolan McNamara

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