[Mono-winforms-list] libgdiplus pango patch
jonathan.l.anderson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 01:53:27 EST 2009
I was wondering if anyone has had a chance to look at my patch submitted
last week yet. Any and all feedback is appreciated, and if I need to do
some more work to get this accepted, I just need to know what to do.
Should I create a bug in the tracker to help track the work on complex
Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> I mentioned earlier that I was doing work to get pango support working
> properly in libgdiplus. Here's a patch with my work so far. Most of
> the formatting options are supported, but some of them aren't (like
> digit substitution), and some are not fully supported (like certain
> string trimming behavior). I did my best to match gdi+ behavior as seen
> on Windows for things like white space trimming, new lines, wrapping,
> etc. I've tested most of the options that I worked on with the
> exception of tab stops.
> Let me know what you think.
> I'm getting ready to do work on the TextBox control to get it to handle
> complex scripts better as well. This will most likely end up in putting
> some pango and uniscribe (for Windows) calls in the TextBoxTextRenderer
> class. One question I have about this, is would it be possible to have
> the Windows TextBox use pango? I know that pango on windows will pass
> things through to uniscribe, and it would be easier to not have to use
> two different text rendering backends if possible.
> Jonathan Anderson
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