[cairo] pango_cairo_layout_path and hinting

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Jun 11 16:10:13 PDT 2010

On 06/11/2010 03:09 AM, Lutz Gehlen wrote:

> However, I was wondering how the hinting for glyph rasterization is
> affected by this process. After converting the text to a path, is
> hinting performed at all? The question boils down to: Does
> pango_cairo_layout_path(cr, layout);
> cairo_fill(cr);
> give the same result as
> pango_cairo_show_layout(cr, layout);?

It's supposed to give the same result, yes.  How good that actually works is
another question.  Let us know.


> Thanks for your help
> Lutz
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