[Image-SIG] Clipped text, still.

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Wed Jan 10 07:09:25 CET 2007

Ned Batchelder wrote:
> I tried installing 1.1.6, mostly to see the improvements in clipped 
> text.   PIL 1.1.5 would clip pieces of text that extended beyond the 
> character width, and would wrap those pixels around to the other side of 
> the image.  So "joe" might lose part of the bulb of the j and display it 
> below the e.
> But 1.1.6 still clips the bulb.  It no longer transports the lost pixels 
> to the other end of the string, but the clipping still happens.  Is 
> there some new calling technique that I don't know about to get all of 
> the text displayed?  I also see low descenders still being clipped (like 
> the bottoms of g's).

Sounds like you are running into the edge of the writing area,
but expect PIL to ignore the clipping boundary for letters that
are partially inside the clipped area.

-- Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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