Re: About Pango direction

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Girish wrote:

> hi all ,
>     i have one doubt , any one please clarify me.....
> i built a text editor using Pango . Initially i was not mentioned the
> base direction (i.e PANGO_DIRECTION_LTR). so Pango was able to find the
> base direction automatically. In this case for  numeric, punctuations
> it was  selecting  the direction " PANGO_DIRECTION_LTR_WEAk" when
> pango_layout_move_cursor_visually() called and it was giving
> unexpected(sometimes G_MAX_INT or 0) output. after mentioning base
> direction while creating the PAngo_context() it is working fine.
> but i am understanding why its behaving like this , is it necessary to
> mention base_dir to render layout and for editing ?

Hi there,

I believe this has been fixed in Pango 1.10:

2005-07-25  Owen Taylor  <otaylor redhat com>

        * pango/pango-layout.c (line_set_resolved_dir): Always set
        line->resolved_dir to one of LTR or RTL. (#171439, Reported
        by Chris Blizzard)

> Thanks in advance
> Girish


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