[sw-issues] [Issue 57536] New - Display errors on BIG fonts

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[sw-issues] [Issue 57536] New - Display errors on BIG fonts

bogdan1
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http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=57536
                  Issue #:|57536
                  Summary:|Display errors on BIG fonts
                Component:|Word processor
                  Version:|OOo 2.0
                 Platform:|PC
                      URL:|
               OS/Version:|Windows 98
                   Status:|UNCONFIRMED
        Status whiteboard:|
                 Keywords:|
               Resolution:|
               Issue type:|DEFECT
                 Priority:|P1
             Subcomponent:|viewing
              Assigned to:|mru
              Reported by:|bogdan1





------- Additional comments from [hidden email] Tue Nov  8 14:01:05 -0800 2005 -------
This allready on the forum, here:
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=26692

I will reproduce here the text on the forum in case the forum get corrupted:

OOO2.0 final, windows 98SE, all updates
Basicaly I wanted an outline "L" as large as possible on an A4 paper.

I have some questions about bad drawing of big fonts and .. about their
philosophy vs Word.

1. What is th cursor doing in the middle of the letter (font size 350)?
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=cursor_in_the_middle.jpg][img]http://
xs54.xs.to/pics/05452/cursor_in_the_middle.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url]

2. Believe me or not but in the image there are 4 letters "a"
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=4_a.jpg][img]http://xs54.xs.to/pics/
05452/4_a.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url]

3. 5 letters "a" and a "space" ???
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=5a_and_space.jpg][img]http://xs54.xs.
to/pics/05452/5a_and_space.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url]

4. After I used backspace to delete all the letters the header did not get a
refresh:
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=no_refresh_of_the_header.jpg][img]
http://xs54.xs.to/pics/05452/no_refresh_of_the_header.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url] .
The image refreshed correctly after trying Print Preview and Close Print
preview.

5. I wrote "L" -size 350- and then I selected it and typed 500 <enter> in the
font size list. This what I got:
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=size_500.jpg][img]http://xs54.xs.to/
pics/05452/size_500.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url]

6. Then I used a lot of ENTERs to bring the L down. I noticed that a "500-size"
letter have a cursor near it of size 50, not more, meaning not proportional with
it. At size 800 the cursor grown as much as it should be but .. see below
[url=http://xs.to/xs.php?h=xs54&d=05452&f=missdrawing_at_800.jpg][img]http://
xs54.xs.to/pics/05452/missdrawing_at_800.jpg.xs.jpg[/img][/url]

From this point you may imagine any other scenario.

How can I do what I wanted from the begining because I couldn't do it? I didn't
think that it will be sooooooooooo complicated ... In word (that I don't to use
it anymore) it would be very very very simple. whay big letters do not resize
the cursor to be as big as the letter itself? why do they get out of the page
and then do not refresh correctly? Why don't they respect the boundaries of the
page?

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