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Re: Announce: Cenon


From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: Announce: Cenon
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 19:35:27 -0800 (PST)

Alex,

The patch looks like it will work.

GJC

--- Alexander Malmberg <address@hidden> wrote:
> Georg Fleischmann wrote:
> > We are happy to announce Cenon in it's first release as free software
> > (Version 3.60 beta 9). You can find Cenon at:
> 
> Nice! :)
> 
> [snip]
> > At the moment we run Cenon with the default X backend. Since
> > text scaling and rotation is not implemented there, the Art backend
> > might be preferable but is not yet working with Cenon.
> 
> Specific bug reports are nice. :)
> 
> >From a quick look&test, it seems to be just a matter of fonts. .gmodels
> contain hard-coded font names ("Helvetica" and "Helvetica-Bold", in this
> case), and most back-art installations don't have these. This can't be
> fixed properly (flaw in the format; it'd have to be changed to handle
> this correctly), but it seems that the gmodel code shouldn't just fail
> if the decoding system doesn't have the exact same font.
> 
> Thus, I've attached a patch that makes the gmodel loading code fall back
> to the system font if no font with the given name exists. Could someone
> more familiar with the gmodel loading check if this is a sane approach
> for gmodels?
> 
> With this patch, Cenon starts and opens the examples I tested ok. :)
> 
> - Alexander Malmberg> Index: GMAppKit.m
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvsroot/gnustep/gnustep/core/gui/Model/GMAppKit.m,v
> retrieving revision 1.94
> diff -u -r1.94 GMAppKit.m
> --- GMAppKit.m        31 Jul 2003 23:52:09 -0000      1.94
> +++ GMAppKit.m        22 Jan 2004 03:03:08 -0000
> @@ -739,8 +739,11 @@
>  
>  + (id)createObjectForModelUnarchiver:(GMUnarchiver*)unarchiver
>  {
> -  return [NSFont fontWithName:[unarchiver decodeStringWithName:@"name"]
> +  NSFont *f = [NSFont fontWithName:[unarchiver decodeStringWithName:@"name"]
>                size:[unarchiver decodeFloatWithName:@"size"]];
> +  if (!f)
> +    f = [NSFont systemFontOfSize: [unarchiver decodeFloatWithName:@"size"]];
> +  return f;
>  }
>  
>  - (id)initWithModelUnarchiver:(GMUnarchiver*)unarchiver
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