[cairo] unable to render text

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Mar 19 06:53:00 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 07:45 -0400, Mehmet Kovacioglu wrote:
> At the moment i'm working with the example source files from the
> website (showtext / textextents) any idea where the problem might be?

Lemme guess.  Are you using font sizes smaller than 1.0?  How about
changing them to something like 10?  The examples use a global
cairo_scale() that makes font sizes of the likes of 0.1 feasible.
That's not true for the default setup with the identity matrix.

Have fun with cairo!


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