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text bugs
Posted by: moonclub
Date: April 28, 2009 01:43PM



Similar bugs appear sometimes.

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Re: text bugs
Posted by: moonclub
Date: April 28, 2009 01:44PM

I forgot - Vista 64, K-meleon 1.52.

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Re: text bugs
Posted by: desga2
Date: April 28, 2009 07:36PM

Please, can you explain more?
What text bug?
How we can reproduce it?
In what web pages?

K-Meleon in Spanish

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Re: text bugs
Posted by: moonclub
Date: April 28, 2009 07:54PM

I will attach 2 screenshots - first load of the page and reload. Bug is only in the first screenshot. May be the problem is caused by banner.















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Re: text bugs
Posted by: disrupted
Date: April 28, 2009 10:09PM

this isn't really a bug, well it is.. but, it's been happening for years and nobody cares about fixing it or addresing it properly, i don't know why.. anyway, it's not k-meleon's fault but gecko in general. sometimes text overlapping happens with unicode rendering.. if the site was using cyrillic instead of unicode, the overlapping wouldn't occur.. different engines may overlap unicode not just gecko.

here's firefox overlapping unicode:


it doesn't just happen with russian(or any cyrillic-based text) but any text rendered as unicode..greek, armenian, japanese etc or even regular latin text if rendered as unicode on sites with mixed languages... to restore proper rendering.. you may maximise and restore back the browser window..sometimes that fixes it instead of refreshing.. webkit browsers suffer worse with unicode rendering.not just overlapping text but sometimes rearranging them in an unreadable manner..it's very bad, they have somewhat fixed it with latest webkit versions but it's still not as good at rendering as in gecko, presto or trident.

here's another example of overlap coupled with bad design




Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 04/28/2009 10:36PM by disrupted.

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Re: text bugs
Posted by: moonclub
Date: April 28, 2009 10:44PM

It's really unicode. Language is bulgarian.

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Re: text bugs
Posted by: caktus
Date: April 29, 2009 06:28AM

Some sites or pages are hard wired (some times inadvertantly) to be displayed in a particular font or font size, usually a small size.

Charlie

~~If it ain't broke, why screw it up?~~




Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/29/2009 06:29AM by caktus.

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