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


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#6364: [PATCH] Use GetCharABCWidthsFloatW if GetGlyphOutlineW fails.
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:48:45 +0200

> From: Tom Seddon <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:30:38 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> 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 to be an outdated MSDN contents page, or something very much like, so I 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 google: 
> http://microsoft.public.platformsdk.mslayerforunicode.narkive.com/QbsrNDDh/list-of-functions-handled-by-mslu)
> 
> 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 I suspect the page is a bit outdated, because some of the links are broken.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...)

OK.  So what other function(s) can be used for this purpose?

If there are no good alternatives, I guess we will go with
GetCharABCWidthsFloatW anyway, since the situation cannot become worse
than it is already.

Btw, I used your recipe, but didn't see any significant slowdown with
fixed.fon (also, the file bigline.txt is missing, I just used the
16384 thingy instead.





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