[Qgis-developer] OSX + Qt 4.5 font problem
John C. Tull
john.tull at wildnevada.org
Wed Aug 5 23:42:28 EDT 2009
I posted some fixes for the map composer as well. If one of you wants
to commit those, we can probably close this until we get some
confirmation that qt has fixed the issue. Or do we leave it open?
On Aug 5, 2009, at 7:05 PM, William Kyngesburye wrote:
> Hey, long time no see!
> r11280 did the trick. Non-native font dialog is now used again and
> font setting sticks.
> you da man
> On Aug 5, 2009, at 8:33 PM, Tom Elwertowski wrote:
>> William Kyngesburye wrote:
>>> For the font problem in labelling, I wonder if it has something to
>>> do with the fact that Qt 4.5 now uses native font selection dialog
>>> on OSX
>> I haven't been closely monitoring QGIS recently. Since you offered
>> a theory that was easy to check, I checked.
>> QFontDialog for Qt 4.5/Mac uses a new Cocoa implementation which
>> appears to work for some fonts in a 64-bit build but not at all in
>> a 32-bit build (at least within QGIS).
>>> So maybe the font spec is returned in an OSX form? Or something
>>> like that?
>> Qt provides access functions and QGIS uses them so the problems are
>> within QFontDialog.
>> The fix is to force use of the Qt non-native font dialog (same as
>> Qt 4.4) in 32-bit builds until QFontDialog is fixed.
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