[patch] font-size in gnochm (LP#86889)...

Daniel J Blueman daniel.blueman at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 15:26:29 BST 2008

I've been bumping into the issue of the fonts being undersized,
viewing CHM files in gnochm for some time (ie >3 years).

After some investigation, the libgtkhtml2 libraries are working as
expected and a workaround is needed for the small fonts specified in
CHM files; presumably authors of CHM files test them against the CHM
viewer in windows, which has a similar font-scaling trick for legacy

I've added a patch to this email (also in LP#86889) to add as clean
workaround as possible, built and validated it on a battery of CHM
files, and it looks good.

How can we this reviewed and possible updated in time for Intrepid?
I'd say it's certainly a troublesome usability bug, affecting Ubuntu's
main use-profile (ie desktop).

Daniel J Blueman
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: gnochm-fontsize.patch
Type: text/x-patch
Size: 1394 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-motu/attachments/20080830/7490129a/attachment.bin 

More information about the Ubuntu-motu mailing list