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Re: [ft] Oversized "O"

From: Rogier van Dalen
Subject: Re: [ft] Oversized "O"
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 09:50:52 +0200

On 10/6/05, Turner, David <address@hidden> wrote:
> ...
> from your description, it looks like a problem with the FreeType
> library installed on your system. Could you tell us which version
> of Ubuntu you're using, and the name of the FreeType libraries in
> the /usr/lib directory, i.e. what is the output of "ls /usr/lib/libfreetype*"
> on your machine.
> ...
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > ...
> > When using Microsoft's "Core Fonts" with TFT RGB subpixel-rendering, I
> > often get oversized "O"s - their height is bigger than the other
> > characters in the same line. Here are some examples:
> > ...
> >

FWIW, I'm seeing oversized O's as well with Verdana Bold on 9-11 ppem,
both on Ubuntu and with my TrueTypeViewer program. My guess would be
it has to do with some rounding issue in the TT interpreter. I'll see
if I can find out something more specific.


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