period '.' is too large in ubuntu mono bold

Bug #1858422 reported by Luc Pi on 2020-01-06
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Bug Description

With Ubuntu mono BOLD, 9 period take 10 spaces

Luc Pi (oluc) wrote :
Luc Pi (oluc) wrote :

actually, with the same test case, 'i' has also size issue, depending on the font size

ttf-ubuntu-font-family 1:0.83-0ubuntu2

Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

Font hinting related. Were some global defaults changed?

(In the screenshots, the text in the dialogues also appears quite strongly hinted).

oluc: please document *exactly* what occurs, and exactly which default/non-default font rendering options are in use?

Luc Pi (oluc) wrote :

In 'Tweak tool'> Fonts> Hinting, is set to full

with the same test case [1]

With Ubuntu Mono Bold,
with None or Slight, the text aligns
with Medium or Full, the text doesn't align

With Ubuntu Mono Regular,
With all 4 hinting levels, the text aligns

[1]
123456789
.........
iiiiiiiii
mmmmmmmmm

Nothing has been changed

> On 6 Jan 2020, at 14:46, Paul Sladen <email address hidden> wrote:
>
> Font hinting related. Were some global defaults changed?
>
> (In the screenshots, the text in the dialogues also appears quite
> strongly hinted).
>
> oluc: please document *exactly* what occurs, and exactly which default
> /non-default font rendering options are in use?
>
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> Title:
> period '.' is too large in ubuntu mono bold
>
> Status in Ubuntu Font Family:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> With Ubuntu mono BOLD, 9 period take 10 spaces
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Luc Pi (oluc) wrote :

another font like DejaVu Sans Mono Bold, works with all 4 hinting settings

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