[sword-devel] SwordReader - HTML Renderer - Demo
dtrotzjr at crosswire.org
Tue Jan 22 10:11:59 MST 2008
I do plan to allow the user to choose their preferred font and font
size. If needed we can also allow a module by module font override for
those modules that require special fonts to render properly.
Daniel Owens wrote:
> I'm not sure about David's HTML renderer, but SwordReader doesn't
> properly display accented Greek text properly as it is now, and Hebrew
> text displays nothing but boxes. As far as I can tell this is because
> the system font for Windows Mobile (Tahoma) does not have the
> characters. I hope that at some point there will be a way to choose
> the font which SwordReader uses to display texts. I ran into this
> problem with Vietnamese until I found a font that replaces the system
> font with a font that includes all the characters necessary to view
> Vietnamese. I'm still unable to view accented Greek or Hebrew though,
> which is especially frustrating since there are options to configure
> display of Hebrew cantillation marks! Even if this feature were
> available in a conf file it would be better than not being able to
> view these texts.
> Barry Drake wrote:
>> Hi David .......
>> David Trotz wrote:
>>> I have conducted some timing tests to quantify just how much faster the
>>> new renderer is, see the results below
>> It's impressive. I haven't been able to take accurate timings, but the
>> impression I get is that they are similar on my device. The only thing
>> I'm wondering about: you seem to display a different font from the MS
>> one: will it still be able to handle the Greek properly?
>> God bless,
>> -- From Barry Drake (The Revd) minister of the Netherfield United
>> Reformed church, Nottingham see http://www.jesusinnetherfield.org.uk for
>> our church homepages).
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