Please have a look at the attachment. I created a small file, and marked
the first two lines with the mouse. In the same action, I marked only
the first line with the mouse. The result is that the greyed area for
the last positions is slightly larger than the rest.
On Sun, 2006-10-15 at 09:05 +0200, Peter Gordon wrote:
Most of the time I, and I would assume most others, use fixed fonts
with xemacs. So would it be possible to treat fixed fonts as a special
case. As a naive user, the amount that needs to be deleted seems to be
the size of the cursor.
On Sun, 2006-10-15 at 02:13 -0400, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Peter Gordon writes:
> > ./configure --prefix=/sw/xemacs-21.5.27 --with-xft
> > --with-xft=emacs,tabs,menubars,gauges --without-debug
> > --without-error-checking --with-gtk
> --with-xft --with-gtk may be a bad idea. AFAIK no attempt has been
> made to
> > This is a demonstration of a bug which creates unnecessary lines.
> Xft lies about the size of the bounding box. Naive attempts to avoid
> the lines by "clearing too much" result in other parts of the display
> getting trashed. I've chosen to leave the lines there as a visible
> reminder of the problem. But it's equally there in recent updates of
> Mozilla Firefox for X11, they just chose to clear parts of neighboring
> display, which is less blatant but still pretty ugly to my mind.
> Patches which fix the problem correctly or information about how to
> get Xft to tell the truth about the text extent that it is actually
> going to write would be very welcome.
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