Bug 714191 - Glyph '1' not the same width as other numerals
Summary: Glyph '1' not the same width as other numerals
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: liberation-fonts
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pravin Satpute
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-06-17 15:03 UTC by Henrik Pauli
Modified: 2012-03-06 20:29 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-03-06 20:29:24 UTC


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Combined screen shot of the erroneous rendering in certain apps (36.55 KB, image/png)
2011-09-19 13:39 UTC, Henrik Pauli
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Description Henrik Pauli 2011-06-17 15:03:38 UTC
The number 1 in Sans (not mono) seems slightly narrower than the other numerals, which makes it inconsistent with Arial, for example.  And doesn't look nice either.

Comment 1 Pravin Satpute 2011-09-19 09:36:38 UTC
Hi Henrik,

  I did comparison of number 1 with 4 and both character has same width.

  Let me know steps to reproduce (or compare it with which character) so i can better understand and make necessary corrections.

Comment 2 Henrik Pauli 2011-09-19 13:38:47 UTC
This is peculiar.  It doesn't show in Google Chrome, but it does show in Firefox and Konqueror, although all of them seem to use Slight hinting.

I'll attach a screen shot, maybe that helps.

Comment 3 Henrik Pauli 2011-09-19 13:39:46 UTC
Created attachment 523841 [details]
Combined screen shot of the erroneous rendering in certain apps

Comment 4 Pravin Satpute 2012-02-13 16:47:02 UTC
Understood the problem. kerning defined for 1-1 pair, it reducing its width.

Hi Caius,

  Do you remember any particular usecase for this kerning pair? if not i think we should remove it to make font consistent with Arial as mentioned in this bug.
  Same problem with Liberation Serif and Narrow as well.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-02-18 15:50:25 UTC
liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-02-18 18:48:16 UTC
Package liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-1959/liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 7 Pravin Satpute 2012-02-19 17:17:17 UTC
Only fixed in Sans.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-03-06 20:29:24 UTC
liberation-fonts-1.07.2-3.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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