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Re: Text rendering in FX3

Renders fine for me...

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008111217 Fedora/3.0.4-1.fc10 Firefox/3.0.4

[ormandj ormandj-laptop ~]$ rpm -qi firefox
Name        : firefox                      Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 3.0.4                             Vendor: Fedora Project
Release     : 1.fc10                        Build Date: Wed 12 Nov 2008 06:53:20 PM CST
Install Date: Wed 19 Nov 2008 03:18:29 PM CST      Build Host: xenbuilder2.fedora.redhat.com
Group       : Applications/Internet         Source RPM: firefox-3.0.4-1.fc10.src.rpm
Size        : 14829514                         License: MPLv1.1 or GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Thu 13 Nov 2008 05:54:21 PM CST, Key ID bf226fcc4ebfc273
Packager    : Fedora Project
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
Description :
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.
[ormandj ormandj-laptop ~]$

Only plugin in FF is Adblock Plus.

On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Marcelo Magno T. Sales <mmtsales gmail com> wrote:
Em Sáb 20 Dez 2008, Marc Schwartz escreveu:
> "Marcelo Magno T. Sales" <mmtsales gmail com> writes:
> > Hi, people
> >
> > Some sites I visit are displayed with text rendering problems when
> > I see them in FX3 on F10. However, FX3 on Windows displays them
> > correctly. I've setup fonts in the Linux version exactly the same
> > as they are in Windows.
> > Most common problems is text being truncated, or text that should
> > be displayed in one line being broken in two lines, sometimes with
> > the second line being truncated, sometimes with it overwriting
> > other text. Besides font configuration, what else may be causing
> > this problems?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Marcelo
> I suspect that is has to do with some interaction between Gecko,
> Cairo and Pango. There are many posts in various fora discussing both
> font rendering and page layout problems with FF under Linux.
> One of my favorite "broken" web sites using FF on Linux is
> Computerworld:
>   http://www.computerworld.com/
> The entire navigation column that is supposed to be on the left hand
> side of the page is in fact centered, resulting in the primary page
> content being pushed down to below the navigation column.

Funny, this site is displayed perfectly here. However, I've seen others
displayed exactly they way you described, but I don't know if they look
correctly in FX3 on Windows.
Very weird...


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