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From: Florian Philipp <lists@×××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] KDE4.5.4 kate terminus
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 19:02:52
Message-Id: 4D616125.3010400@binarywings.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] KDE4.5.4 kate terminus by kallipygos@inbox.lv
Am 20.02.2011 16:37, schrieb kallipygos@×××××.lv:
> Citējot *Florian Philipp <lists@×××××××××××.net > <mailto:lists@×××××××××××.net>>*: > > Am 20.02.2011 12:17, schrieb Alfs Kurmis: > > Hi gentoo experts ! > > > > 3-4 weeks ago i have installed gentoo -- KDE4.5.4 -- kate -- > terminus font. > > > > In KATE i have choosed terminus font. > > At first sight everything looks normal. > > Chars à ä also looks normal. > > I mean that à and ä looks exact as normal a , but just with .. and \ > > above. > > > > But chars ā ī ū ē ō looks completly different as normal chars a i > u e o , > > are bigger , wider , and are not "sharp" . > > They are ~1.5 times wider , so that after any of em , rest of line > > shift right for 1/2 position . > > > > Can somebody in KATE choose terminus, and copy-paste ā ī ū ē ō chars ? > > How it looks out ? > > > > I can verify this behavior here. I guess the terminus font package does > not contain the necessary glyphs and therefore another font is used as a > substitute (looks like monospace). > > Interestingly, when I download the TrueType version from this site [1] > and test it in KDE's font viewer, the letters look correct. I guess you > could install that version manually. In this case, please file a bug on > http://bugs.gentoo.org. Maybe that version can be merged into the > terminus ebuild. > > [1] http://fractal.csie.org/~eric/wiki/Terminus_font > > Hope this helps, > Florian Philipp > > I forgot to mention something > > I have another computer with ubuntu 10.04 where in GEDIT > ā ī ū ē ō looks EXACT as normal chars a i u e o , > so maybe it is inaccuracy with KDE - QT and not by Terminus self ? > > Or maybe usage of some USE Flags can fix it ? > Yet i can not test it because i have this HDD new formatted.
Hmm, yes, in gedit the font looks okay. I guess this really is a KDE, Qt or terminus bug. Please report it. By the way: Please don't top-post. Put your responses below the message you quote. It makes reading long threads easier. Regards, Florian Philipp

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