[TxMt] Tooltip marginal ligature "bug/improvement" under Leopard

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Wed Jun 11 22:47:52 UTC 2008

On 5 Jun 2008, at 08:38, Hans-Joerg Bibiko wrote:

> there is a very tiny and marginal issue about rendering in the  
> content of the tooltip under Leopard.
> If I have a string "simplified" (length 10) it will be displayed as  
> "simplified" (length 9) caused by the used fi ligature. This leads  
> to a small problem if one wants to output a pretty looking table for  
> instance. Under Tiger is that not the case.
> Is this behaviour switchable?

What font are you using? I know one of the ProFont variants is very  
keen on using ligatures.

I show the text using an NSTextView, and AFAIK there is no way I can  
control the use of ligatures in this.

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