[NTG-context] SVG text alignment issue

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 29 23:23:31 CEST 2022


On 6/29/2022 8:48 PM, Thangalin wrote:

> To me, it looks like the text, after a rotational transform, is being 
> written to the baseline rather than (cap height + descender height) / 2, 
> which seems to be a MetaPost conversion issue? There's another, possibly 
> related issue, which I'll provide in a separate thread.
Where is that rediculous (rather font version sensitive) rule defined? 
In all test i did so far baseline works ok.

Btw, it is sort of baffling what applications spit out when it comes to 
svg (and exp text). The cod being meant for machines "eyes" only is not 
really an excuse.

Hans


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