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bug#6364: [PATCH] Use GetCharABCWidthsFloatW if GetGlyphOutlineW fails.

From: Tom Seddon
Subject: bug#6364: [PATCH] Use GetCharABCWidthsFloatW if GetGlyphOutlineW fails.
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:30:38 +0000

On 26 Nov 2013, at 20:20, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I couldn't find a good list when I was writing the code so I just went by 
>> DUMPBIN /EXPORTS and spotted it as export #158. (Don't ask me why I've got 
>> any copies at all on my Windows 7 PC! - I expect some program installed it 
>> just in case.)
> The export exists, but the function is a stub, not a real
> implementation, AFAIK.

>> I've found an official (if outdated-looking) list now. So if 
>> GetCharABCWidthsFloatW ends up your only objection, I'll update the code to 
>> use a function from the official list. 
> Sorry, I don't understand what you mean.  Which official list did you
> find, and what does it say about this?

This list: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms812845.aspx - it looks to 
be an outdated MSDN contents page, or something very much like, so I assume 
it's at lesat fairly authoritative. (I got the link here, which I found via 

And under G, GetCharABCWidthsFloat is indeed missing.

I suspect the page is a bit outdated, because some of the links are broken. 
(And also, of course, because it deal with Windows '9x...)



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