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Bug #16947 Font-size in GD (with GD2) incorrect
Submitted: 2009-12-27 01:08 UTC
From: neufeind Assigned: doconnor
Status: Closed Package: Image_Canvas (version SVN)
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 [2009-12-27 01:08 UTC] neufeind (Stefan Neufeind)
Description: ------------ API (phpdoc) says size is always given in pixels (px). That's true for GD1, but GD2 uses points (pt). So to be consistent across output-modules the size-value would need to be converted when using GD2. PS: To allow an easier migration maybe instead of an int/float e.g. 12 it could also be allowed to give as a size "12pt" (string), so everybody currently using "12" (in points, with GD2) has a migration-path - and people wanting to use round pt-values with GD2 don't run into conversion-problems (e.g. 12.0001 or so).


 [2009-12-27 01:16 UTC] neufeind (Stefan Neufeind)
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -Package Version: CVS +Package Version: SVN
Work in progress. Current SVN contains a fix to now treat given values consistent across output-drivers (pixels everywhere). That means with GD2 the values are actually converted (pt to px). What still needs some thought before release is a migration-path for people using the "old behavior" (which was not according to API/phpdoc) and by that way maybe also to allow passing values like "pt" or so to e.g. the SVG-output-driver directly.
 [2012-01-02 06:37 UTC] doconnor (Daniel O'Connor)
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: doconnor
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has been fixed in the latest released version of the package, which you can download at This would have gone out with the QA release 0.3.3