Bug 7926 - Fi to close together
Summary: Fi to close together
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 7450
Alias: None
Product: DejaVu
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Experimental fonts (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: high normal
Assignee: Deja Vu bugs
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Depends on:
Reported: 2006-08-19 22:32 UTC by b kat
Modified: 2006-08-22 01:55 UTC (History)
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snapshot firefox menu bar showing closeness of "Fi" in "File" (5.71 KB, image/png)
2006-08-19 22:34 UTC, b kat

Description b kat 2006-08-19 22:32:44 UTC
I'm using Dejavu Sans Condensed as my gnome system fonts on FC5.  One annoyance
is that in "Fi" character sequences they are too close together.  I'll attach a
snapshot from the relevant portion of firefox
Comment 1 b kat 2006-08-19 22:34:04 UTC
Created attachment 6617 [details]
snapshot firefox menu bar showing closeness of "Fi" in "File"
Comment 2 Denis Jacquerye 2006-08-22 01:55:29 UTC
This is due to 3 things:
*Fi are tight
*Autohinting places them in a way we can't control
*Gtk has a bug making them even thighter when in a menu and one character is a 

Because of the last two reasons I'll just mark this a dupe of other "DejaVu is 
too tight" bugs

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7450 ***

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