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Bug 63772 - Emulate more space characters
Summary: Emulate more space characters
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
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(earliest affected)
4.1.0.0.alpha0+ Master
Hardware: All All
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Font-Rendering Writer-Enhancements
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Reported: 2013-04-21 09:48 UTC by Urmas
Modified: 2019-02-19 07:09 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Urmas 2013-04-21 09:48:50 UTC
It would be nice to see various spaces characters (EM, 1/6, hair [non-breaking] space) to be provided by LO if they are missing from the font itself.
Most fonts do not include them while they are important for creating professionally looking documents.
Comment 1 Thomas Lendo 2019-02-03 19:31:41 UTC
Adding needsUXEval because I can't image how this can be done.

Although I support the idea of having better support of different space characters (if they are part of a font or not), as different space characters are really important for professional writing as the bug opener said. This also includes easier handling of space characters e.g. for space between digit and currency or digit and units and so on.
Comment 2 Khaled Hosny 2019-02-19 00:28:10 UTC
This is already implemented. HarfBuzz will emulate various spaces when not supported by the font.