Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1275901
odd kerning gaps
Last modified: 2016-11-24 08:16:08 EST
Description of problem:
See attached presentation, which includes some magnified screenshots; I'm seeing odd gaps in small text between letters that are just way too big. A colleague said he doesn't see this in RHEL, hence filing as a Fedora bug.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Write some small text (seen in wordprocessor documents as well); not quite obvious what font/size combos trigger it
See attached; odd noticeable gaps within words
No big gaps
These screenshots gathered on a T530 with just it's internal 1920x1080 LCD
Created attachment 1087144 [details]
Slide incorporating screen captures of it's self
This is likely related to upstream bug https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=72546.
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Created attachment 1223857 [details]
Screen shot of the text rendered on f25
This is much much better than it was when I originally reported it; the font weight is now consistent and the 'av' spacing is about right.
Still, the gap between the 'be' in my surname is still oddly large, and similarly the 'Da' gap could be smaller.