[cairo] font problem with scale

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Nov 6 00:59:14 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 03:20 -0500, Kieran McCusker wrote:
> Hi
> I've looked but please forgive me if this has been raised already.
> Cairo version 1.4.10 fc7.
> What I am doing is creating graphs.  I need to scale the graph to 
> produce good quality images for embedding in printed reports.
> Everything is almost fine - The issue is with some glyph positions on 
> the scaled up graphs.
> I have attached two sample outputs at scale 1 and scale 4.
> The title is bitstream vera 12, but the same problem occurs with luxi sans.

Are you using Pango?  I guess you are, and this is an unfortunate and
known bug in pangocairo right now:


I try to fix it this week.  In the mean time, what you can do is to
avoid scale and put the scale in the font size/matrix instead...  Sorry
about that...

> Many thanks
> Kieran


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