Bug 1530061 - Add support for ligatures for liberation-serif font
Summary: Add support for ligatures for liberation-serif font
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: liberation-fonts
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: vishal vijayraghavan
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2018-01-01 17:19 UTC by jakob.jakobson18
Modified: 2018-11-30 22:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-11-30 22:27:17 UTC
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Description jakob.jakobson18 2018-01-01 17:19:04 UTC
Dear developers,

it would be nice if the liberation-serif font would support ligatures as this looks nicer in longer texts.


Comment 1 Pravin Satpute 2018-01-03 05:06:10 UTC
Which ligatures? good to provide few examples or image.

Liberation 2.00.1 has nice support for ligature. We are planning to

Comment 2 jakob.jakobson18 2018-01-03 11:34:56 UTC
(In reply to Pravin Satpute from comment #1)
> Which ligatures? good to provide few examples or image.
> Liberation 2.00.1 has nice support for ligature. We are planning to

I guess the most prominent ligatures would be 

ff, fi, fl, ffl and ffi

for German and English at least. So far I couldn't bring either libreoffice-writer or any tex-engine to produce them with the liberation fonts.

In a long run it would be nice to have all ligatures listed in table "Ligatures in Unicode (Latin alphabets)" of the section "Computer typesetting" of the wikipedia article:



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