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FS#1353 - Text rendering: subscripts and superscripts display

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Kris Kafka (kafka) - Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 23:15 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:48 GMT+2
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.12.5
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Text with subscripts (e.g. “S\S^3;”) is display incorrectly with the latest version on both Mac OS X and windows 64-bit.

The subscript (”3”) is displayed before the normal text (”S”).

I have been using subscripts to indicate electrical switch types on my blue prints.

It appears that superscripts are also being displayed incorrectly.

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:48 GMT+2
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  https://github.com/qcad/qcad/commit/a62b b3d255425a7246c6c891fb608b66b08a9591
Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Thursday, 14 January 2016, 08:58 GMT+2


You can switch the text rendering to paths to work around this issue:
Edit > Application Preferences > Graphics View > Text Rendering > Render text as paths