[Image-SIG] Problem with rendering accented capitals in text

Charlie Clark charlie at begeistert.org
Tue Jan 6 10:14:32 CET 2009

Am 05.01.2009 um 17:23 schrieb Fredrik Lundh:

> This has been reported by some, but I do use the truetype bindings to
> render swedish text myself, and it's also tested by our internal
> tests.  My guess is that it's either depends on the font or the
> freetype version.  Does it happen for all fonts for you?

While it did seem to affect all our fonts, it may only be Helvetica.  
If this is the case I wonder whether using small caps would be a  
reasonable workaround.

> (if you want, you can mail me a copy of the font file and a small
> snippet that illustrates the problem via private mail, so I can take a
> look at your specific case).

Thanks. Font sent in a separate e-mail.

Charlie Clark
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