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[Bug 674920] Re: Hinting: menu underline too thick in Firefox


I too have different font rendering (in my case, hinting) in
Firefox+Thunderbird than in every other Ubuntu app, and no-one has ever
figured out why.

Anyway, as David implied, this is not a problem with the Ubuntu font,
since the font doesn't do underlining. It's more likely to be a problem
with Pango.

** Project changed: ubuntu-font-family => pango1.0 (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: pango1.0 (Ubuntu)
       Status: Triaged => Confirmed

** Changed in: pango1.0 (Ubuntu)
    Milestone: 1.00 => None

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  Hinting: menu underline too thick in Firefox

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Bug description:
  The underline bellow accelerator characters in Firefox and Thunderbird
  menus and pop-ups are very thick when using the Ubuntu font (see
  attached screenshot).

  * This doesn't happen with any other font I've tried (DejaVu Sans, Arial, Trebuchet MS to name a few).

  * The Gtk engine used doesn't change anything (tried QtCurve and

  * This doesn't happen in any other gtk application I've tested
  (Inkscape, Gimp, Chrome, OpenOffice suite).

  My System:
  (K)Ubuntu 10.10
  Ubuntu-Font 0.69+ufl-0ubuntu1
  Firefox 3.6.12+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.10.1
  KDE 4.5.3
  Qt 4.7.0
  Gtk2 "the one that comes with Ubuntu 10.10"

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