I have used the LaDanse font licensed from IHOF since the early 2000s. I had not used in in a while, and was surprised to find that it does not render in LibreOffice Writer 220.127.116.11(x64).
I was first concerned about a possible font install error, and re-installed it. LibreOffice Writer would still not render it. Next, I tried to use it in Windows NotePad - without problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open LibreOffice Writer
2. Start new document
3. Select LaDanse font
4. Note that the font is not rendered correctly
render the font correctly
User Profile Reset: No
I did not reset the profile; maybe I didn't think that this could be related to a User Profile issue.
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0
Created attachment 132332 [details]
Erroneous rendering of LaDanse font in LibreOffice Writer
Created attachment 132333 [details]
Correct rendering of LaDanse font in NotePad
LaDanse v3.00 appears to be available as OTF, and saw a TTF version. What is the font format for your copy of IHOF LaDanse?
Support for legacy Type 1 Postscript and bitmap fonts has been dropped. You may need to refresh your font library to continue use.
Version ID: 604071
Full Font Name: LaDanse
Family name: LaDanse
Sub-family name: Regular
PostScript name: LaDanse
Format: OpenType OTF OpenType OTF
Version: Version 3.000
Glyph count: 232
File size: 37,160
I just installed a DFF sourced "LaDanse" font in TTF  and can not reproduce.
This TTF version of the font renders correctly with good line spacing and full ascender/descender when scaled larger or smaller.
On Windows 8.1 Ent 64-bit en-US with
Version: 18.104.22.168 (x64)
Build ID: 6cd4f1ef626f15116896b1d8e1398b56da0d0ee1
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Windows 6.29; UI Render: GL; Layout Engine: new;
Locale: en-US (en_US); Calc: group
We still Needinfo as to font details.
Dear Bug Submitter,
This bug has been in NEEDINFO status with no change for at least
6 months. Please provide the requested information as soon as
possible and mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED. Due to regular bug
tracker maintenance, if the bug is still in NEEDINFO status with
no change in 30 days the QA team will close the bug as INSUFFICIENTDATA
due to lack of needed information.
For more information about our NEEDINFO policy please read the
wiki located here:
If you have already provided the requested information, please
mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED so that the QA team knows that the
bug is ready to be confirmed.
Thank you for helping us make LibreOffice even better for everyone!
This bug should be closed; after acquiring a recent set of font files, the font renders properly. The font files I had used previously were about 15 years old... I don't know what broke, but acquiring a recent set of font files is an entirely adequate resolution for this problem. Please do close this bug report.
I had previously commented with the above information,but I don't see the comment; I don't know what went wrong with this. My sincere thanks for following up!