Help-window build-date text is clipped

Bug #216386 reported by Robert Funnell on 2008-04-12
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Inkscape
Low
jazzynico

Bug Description

In Inkscape 0.46 under Windows, downloaded 2008 Apr 12, the Help > About Inkscape window displays the date in italics and the last character is so close to the edge of the window that it is clipped, so it looks like '6' rather than '8'. (In fact, this bug report was going to be about displaying the wrong date, until I copied and pasted the text.)

prkos (prkos) wrote :

I can confirm on WinXP, its always been like that

It doesnt occur on linux (fedora)

Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2011-03-03
Changed in inkscape:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: ui
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Adding a right padding value to the label should fix it.
By the way, the italic text is very difficult to read with such a small character size. If there's no strong opposition, I'm going to remove the italic tag.

Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → JazzyNico (jazzynico)
milestone: none → 0.49
status: Triaged → In Progress
tags: added: win32
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Note: this issue mainly affects Windows versions. On Ubuntu 10.10, the italic is not as skewed as on Windows and the label is not clipped. Anyway, fixing it on Windows should make it more readable on other platforms too.

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Patch committed in the trunk, revision 10077.

Changed in inkscape:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: backport-proposed
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Committed in the 0.48.x branch, revision 9797.

Changed in inkscape:
milestone: 0.49 → 0.48.2
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2011-06-13
tags: removed: backport-proposed
Ted Gould (ted) on 2011-09-07
Changed in inkscape:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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