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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: AOO 4.2 and OpenSymbol font
Date Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:15:27 GMT
Hi Marcus,

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.

Regards,

   Matthias

>
> Thanks
>
> 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?
>
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