If I used Source Han Serif in LibreOffice, when I enabled 'vpal' feature in vertical text, Chinese characters are wrongly aligned.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert a frame interactively with vertical text direction
2. Input 公元二一三年、十一月
3. Input font name with vpal feature enabled: 思源宋体:vpal=1
When vpal feature enabled, 一 (U+4E00) looks shifted to the bottom as my attached image.
When vpal feature enabled for Source Han Serif font, 一 should be centered as the following screenshot:
User Profile Reset: No
Version: 126.96.36.199 (x64)
Build ID: 46360c72c4823cefeaa85af537fba22bd568da7e
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.19; UI Render: default; Layout Engine: new;
Locale: zh-CN (zh_CN); Calc: group
Source Han Serif is available from GitHub:
Or get from a mirror from Tsinghua University:
For more detailes about SHS, please see:
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(In reply to Volga from comment #0)
> When vpal feature enabled for Source Han Serif font, 一 should be centered as
> the following screenshot:
This screenshot is published by Type is Beautiful (TIB), According to TIB, this is taken from Adobe Illustrator, this feature is known as Proportional Metrics. See:
Please give the exact filename of the font to install.
I downloaded the nearly 2GB font pack, but I don't want to blindly install all of them to confirm this.
(In reply to Buovjaga from comment #4)
> Please give the exact filename of the font to install.
> I downloaded the nearly 2GB font pack, but I don't want to blindly install
> all of them to confirm this.
(In reply to Volga from comment #5)
> (In reply to Buovjaga from comment #4)
> > Please give the exact filename of the font to install.
> > I downloaded the nearly 2GB font pack, but I don't want to blindly install
> > all of them to confirm this.
> > https://github.com/adobe-fonts/source-han-serif/releases
That's a directory. I want the filename. I already tried Regular before I asked.
(In reply to Buovjaga from comment #6)
> (In reply to Volga from comment #5)
> > (In reply to Buovjaga from comment #4)
> > > Please give the exact filename of the font to install.
> > > I downloaded the nearly 2GB font pack, but I don't want to blindly install
> > > all of them to confirm this.
> > > https://github.com/adobe-fonts/source-han-serif/releases
> > https://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/adobe-fonts/source-han-serif/OTC/
> That's a directory. I want the filename. I already tried Regular before I
I justed tested SourceHanSerif-Regular.ttc, the font name should be Source Han Serif SC in English locale. See Source Han Serif Read Me section OpenType Particulars.
Step 1 details: in the Frame properties, tab Options - Text direction: Left-to-right (Vertical)
思源宋体:vpal=1 gives me a substituted font. Using Source Han Serif SC:vpal=1 I can see the problem.
Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: 8891472e1f9c5e452a4e8d55241eeba118274092
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.10; UI render: default; VCL: kde4;
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group
Built on May 12th 2016
GitHub also have an issue for this.
According to GitHub this is due to HarfBuzz lacks support for 'vpal' table, which is similar to vhea/vmtx tables used for TTF fonts.
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