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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-38884

QWebView font rendering bug on fh-worms.de (letter spacing)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Not Evaluated
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 5.2.1
    • Fix Version/s: 5.4.0 Beta
    • Component/s: GUI: Font handling, WebKit
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      Archlinux
      Qt 5.2.1
      WebKit 538.1
      Old harfbuzzing engine

      Description

      When showing https://campus.fh-worms.de/~progbau/Routing/05/index.html with QWebView (e.g. with the browser example) on Archlinux, there are weird spaces between the letters (see attached screenshot).

      Once it also happened that there were spaces between words, and text jumped while marking it, but I can't reproduce that.

      The page looks fine in a WebKitGTK+ based browser (dwb). It also looks fine with Qt under Windows, and unter Arch when ttf-ms-fonts isn't installed (but then I get a completely different serif font).

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              Assignee:
              esabraha Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt
              Reporter:
              the compiler Florian Bruhin
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