[Scribus] Kerning pair and Cwidth()
Mon May 12 22:36:10 CEST 2003
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> Hi All,
> There is a very impressive progress in the scribus font handling subsystem
> in last time. But one important moment is lost yet. It is the pair kerning.
> With freetype2 library, it is possible use kerning pair info with
> /* <Function> */
> /* FT_Get_Kerning */
> /* <Description> */
> /* Returns the kerning vector between two glyphs of a same face. */
> /* <Input> */
> /* face :: A handle to a source face object. */
> /* left_glyph :: The index of the left glyph in the kern pair. */
> /* right_glyph :: The index of the right glyph in the kern pair. */
> /* kern_mode :: See @FT_Kerning_Mode for more information. */
> /* Determines the scale/dimension of the returned */
> /* kerning vector. */
> /* <Output> */
> /* akerning :: The kerning vector. This is in font units for */
> /* scalable formats, and in pixels for fixed-sizes */
> /* formats. */
> I am not programmer really and do not see scribus sourses in detail...
> but I see that modification Cwidth() function in utils.cpp for kerning to
> two char arguments can be good step now.
> Alexey Petrov
Thanks for pointing out this feature of freetype, I really overlooked it.
But now it's in. And works fine.
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