Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 192234
System fonts not displaying properly.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:33 EST
Description of problem:
After recent yum updates, OpenOffice.org stopped displaying Gnome system fonts
properly. Rather than being crisp and clear, they appear blurry and distorted
(see attached screen capture). I'm getting the same display error on both my FC5
laptop and desktop install!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This seems to be occuring with the latest updates of openoffice RPMs.
See attached screen capture.
Gnome system fonts (Bitstream Vera Sans) should appear crisp as in other
See this forum for another user experiencing similar problems:
Created attachment 129432 [details]
Screen capture comparing working app (firefox) with distorted openoffice fonts.
yeah, there's a glitch in the use of the fontconfig hinting value
*** Bug 191840 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
openoffice.org-2.0.2-5.12.2 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.