openoffice-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: AOO 4.2 and OpenSymbol font
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:52:58 GMT
Hi Marcus,

Am 25.01.20 um 00:41 schrieb Marcus:
> Am 23.01.20 um 13:15 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>> Am 19.01.20 um 10:02 schrieb Marcus:
>>> Am 17.01.20 um 16:56 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>>>> Bumping this thread up again.
>>>>
>>>> With Windows 7 EOL more and more people will move to Windows 10 and
>>>> see
>>>> the problems with our OpenSymbol font.
>>>
>>> OK, what do we need to do here?
>>
>> A fixed font would also be perfect for AOO 4.1.8...
>>
>> I am trying to get started with FontForge but that needs more knowledge
>> than I have at the moment.
>
> I've no idea about how font are working. Wasn't there a helpful user
> with a fixed font or similar in the forums?

Yes, that was an older version of OpenSymbol "hacked" as a workaround.

But I fear that he gave up after all these years...

Matthias

>
> Marcus
>
>
>
>>>> Am 05.03.19 um 11:23 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>>>>> Hi Dave,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you also have a look at "Weierstraß-p" (Unicode U+2118).
>>>>> In Writer and Math (only Windows, not Linux) the descender appears
>>>>> slightly truncated.
>>>>>
>>>>> Also, on Windows 10 OpenSymbol seems to be substituted by some MS
>>>>> font.
>>>>> Windows 7 still shows OpenSymbol.
>>>>> That might be a bug in Windows 10 but maybe we can get around this
>>>>> somehow.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>>      Matthias
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 05.02.19 um 02:53 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>>>> Hi -
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Jan 30, 2019, at 2:32 PM, Matthias Seidel
>>>>>>> <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Dave,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Am 30.01.19 um 23:07 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>>>>>> Hi -
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Jan 30, 2019, at 1:36 PM, Matthias Seidel
>>>>>>>>> <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I had a look at the patched font and it is based on an
old
>>>>>>>>> version (1.7
>>>>>>>>> ?). At the moment we ship version 2.4.3.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> A general overhaul of that font would be needed. Do we
have some
>>>>>>>>> font
>>>>>>>>> specialists in our PMC or the ASF?
>>>>>>>> I am very, very rusty. (About 15 years)  Point me towards
some
>>>>>>>> sources and I’ll see if I can help.
>>>>>>> What we have in our source is the TTF itself and an older SFD:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/trunk/main/extras/source/truetype/symbol/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> <https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/trunk/main/extras/source/truetype/symbol/>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> I see. I did a quick look and comparison with FontBook on my Mac.
>>>>>> They are definitely different. I am not even sure that the patched
>>>>>> font from the Forum is encoded the same way as the sample shows
>>>>>> different characters.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   From the thread it looks like the patched font has misplaced
the
>>>>>> Greek Letters. Let me see if I can provide a version 2.5 of
>>>>>> OpenSymbol that can find the updated square root and brackets while
>>>>>> preserving the encoding.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I’ve used FontForge to play with Fonts, but I cannot get it to
work
>>>>>> on my current macOS. I do have a version of 10.7 which I will try
>>>>>> later this week.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> Dave
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>> Dave
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>     Matthias
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Am 30.01.19 um 22:28 schrieb Peter Kovacs:
>>>>>>>>>> Jim, Matthias can you look into this? Imho it is
a simple
>>>>>>>>>> refresh of the
>>>>>>>>>> Font. (If we ship it.)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 29.01.19 11:13, FR web forum wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Hello list,
>>>>>>>>>>> It seems that Open Symbol font is not up to date.
>>>>>>>>>>> Read: https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=127110
>>>>>>>>>>> martin_g provide a patched font in this thread:
>>>>>>>>>>> https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=67772&p=360368#p360385
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Is it possible to embed this for next build?
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@openoffice.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@openoffice.apache.org
>


Mime
View raw message