LibreOffice Conference 2022

Using resolution independent positions for writer's screen-rendering of text
2022-09-30, 09:30–10:00, Ricci

Solving the long standing problems of "dancing characters" or "wiggling glyphs" in writer.


Changing zoom level, window width, adding/removing characters at the end of the line, enabling or disabling kerning all could cause unpredictable and frustrating on-screen shifts in position of glyphs in writer. Here's why that happened and what happens now instead.

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Principal Software Engineer and Red Hat, Inc.

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