[Image-SIG] Clipped text, still.

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Tue Jan 16 05:06:25 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 ... and wrap those pixels....
>>> 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....
 > Scott David Daniels wrote:
 >> 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.

> 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?

Well, it sounds to me like you need to provide code, not simply
describe what might be going on.  There's no reason to debug a
description if you can make a simple small example (and that
example will be needed for a regression test in any case).

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

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