[NTG-context] Ugly bug with TikZ in recent ConTeXt MKIV

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 17:56:17 CET 2010

2010/11/18 Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>

> After some tracing and hard thinking Taco and I found interesting spaces
> showing up in the output that result from a kludge in tikz:
> Normally one will use \ignorespaces to catch spurious spaces but tikz
> invokes \nullfont assuming that its fontdimen 2 is zero. But, in context it
> no longer is (prelude to delayed font loading).
> You can put this in cont-new.mkiv as a temporary hack
> \let\normalnullfont\nullfont
> \def\nullfont
>  {\fontdimen1\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen2\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen3\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen4\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen5\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen6\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \fontdimen7\normalnullfont\zeropoint
>   \normalnullfont}
Perhaps this should be forwared to Christian Feuersaenger. He is very open
to bug reports and will probably be willing to fix it in some way in TikZ.


Vedran Miletić
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