Bug#432739: pango: Pango should transparently render using ligatures if available
sa at whiz.se
Fri Aug 3 22:01:07 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 18:18 +0100, Ben Goodger wrote:
> It would be nice if Pango could render non-fixed fonts using ligatures
> automatically and transparently.
> For instance, typing "fi" into a text box would result first in "f" and
> then in "ﬁ". Hitting backspace gives "f" again, while pressing the back
> arrow and then delete gives "i".
> This should only take place for variable-width fonts that provide said
> ligature. Additionally, e.g. the word "finish" (though rendered
> "ﬁnish") when selected and copied to the clipboard/screen reader should
> result in "finish" again, though I am not sure whether this is in the
> field of the GUI toolkit in question.
Isn't this already the case? What application and what font are you
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