[Image-SIG] Clipped text, still.

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Wed Jan 10 19:12:19 CET 2007

In this case, there is no clipping boundary, and there are plenty of 
pixels to accommodate the extremeties of the letters.  The wrapping has 
been fixed, but the clipping still occurs.  Is this true or not?


Scott David Daniels wrote:
> 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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