bold tabs are thicker than regular tabs

Bug #355935 reported by Marius Gedminas on 2009-04-06
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tomboy (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: tomboy

1. Open tomboy
2. Create a new note
3. Press tab and type 'some text'
4. Press enter, press ctrl+b, press tab and type 'some more text'

Actual behaviour: You will notice that the tab character in bold is narrower than the regular tab character, and therefore the beginning of the text on those two lines does not align.

Expected behaviour: there should be no difference in size between regular and "bold" tabs. The text should align.

This explains a mystery I've had for a long time: why sometimes <tab> inserts less space than at other times.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
Package: tomboy 0.14.0-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LC_CTYPE=lt_LT.UTF-8
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=lt_LT.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: tomboy
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-server i686

Marius Gedminas (mgedmin) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Is this reproducible with Ubuntu 9.10 the Karmic Koala? Please test and provide us of feedback about it, Thanks in advance..

Changed in tomboy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → Low
Marius Gedminas (mgedmin) wrote :

Yes, this bug is still present in Karmic.

Changed in tomboy (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

This bug is still present in Oneiric too.

summary: - bold tabs are narrower than narrow tabs
+ bold tabs are thicker than regular tabs
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