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

Hans-Joerg Bibiko bibiko at eva.mpg.de
Thu Jun 12 10:01:26 UTC 2008

On 12 Jun 2008, at 00:47, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> 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.

Oops, my fault. The font was the problem. On Tiger I used Monaco and  
on Leopard ForMateKonaVe.



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