[gccsdk] [Bug 184] New: RISC OS version of Pango, Cairo, fontconfig

Chris Gransden chrisg at care4free.net
Wed Jan 13 14:48:11 PST 2010


Peter Naulls wrote:
>
>> I would like to use cairo to output vector graphics that make use of
>> transparency and colour fades etc. which can not be handled by the draw
>> format. So instead I would like to produce a cairo script, process it 
>> with
>> cairo and save it as pdf/svg/png or any other supported format. Will 
>> this
>> probably work with this port of cairo or am I to optimistic?
>
> My expectation is that would almost certainly involve the use of 
> fonts, so really the problem needs to be solved properly.

I've now also managed to produce pdf and svg files with different fonts 
in them using cairo.

I've also got a test gtk program that should display some text on the 
screen using cairo. It crashes in exactly the same place and
manner as gnumeric, epdfview and gtkmorph. A blank window briefly opens 
before the crash. Font cache files are also getting
created by fontconfig. I'm gradually getting further. :-)

Chris.



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