[cairo] Vertical Text Issue

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Apr 15 11:05:24 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 13:35 -0400, robertk54 at aol.com wrote:
> >> Could the issue I am
> >> having trying to render vertical text be related to the environment
> >> (Windows vs. Linux)?
> >Vertical text only works with the FreeType cairo font backend right 
> now,
> >if that's what you mean.
> Ah, ok.  That'll do it.  The missing link.  Thanks.  Can I assume then 
> this will work fine on Linux as-is since this uses FreeType under the 
> hood by default?


It will also work with other font backends when we add
cairo_font_options_set_writing_system().  That may happen for 1.8.


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