[scribus] Dancing letters with scribus 1.3.5

William F. Maddock billsey at earthlink.net
Thu May 29 15:09:51 CEST 2008

-----Original Message-----
>From: Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au>
>Sent: May 29, 2008 7:13 AM
>To: Scribus User Mailing List <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>Subject: Re: [scribus] Dancing letters with scribus 1.3.5
>> Hi,
>> I have a problem with scribus 1.3.5 from current svn, where letters seem
>> to
>> dance on the baseline on the printout. Is this a known bug, or am I doing
>> something wrong? The same document produced by scribus does
>> not
>> show the problem.
>> I have attached the document. It contains the single word Radfahren in
>> Times
>> New Roman Regular. Everything else is default. I export the document to
>> PDF
>> and print it from Adobe Reader. The result is quite ugly as can be seen on
>> www.pontohonk.de/example/radfahren.png
>I just did this with 1.3.5 of yesterday I think.
>That was 50 point Times New Roman Regular. Screenshot from Adobe 8
>This is an Ubuntu 7.04 system upgraded to handle current library needs

Could there be a rounding error in the rendering routines? It almost looks like a font problem, but I would rather doubt that, considering which font is involved.

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