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authorJiang Jiang <>2011-07-04 15:27:13 +0200
committerQt by Nokia <>2011-07-11 12:43:52 +0200
commitab5ff2965cf9143a5880e928171616e4c16344fd (patch)
tree7049c80237cfb75b9c41566d984dbc21cb49ad39 /dist
parentc82af87b5375eacaabc81b8fe7e75f83d27bc6e5 (diff)
Add font related changes in 4.8 into changes
Reviewed-by: Eskil Change-Id: I2371fab17201ffd157753d36bc7e2e0c59cc2376 Reviewed-on: Reviewed-by: Qt Sanity Bot <> Reviewed-by: Jiang Jiang <>
Diffstat (limited to 'dist')
1 files changed, 19 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/dist/changes-4.8.0 b/dist/changes-4.8.0
index 0fa44514d1..54ef3afcdf 100644
--- a/dist/changes-4.8.0
+++ b/dist/changes-4.8.0
@@ -63,6 +63,15 @@ QtGui
- Deprecate qGenericMatrixFromMatrix4x4 and qGenericMatrixToMatrix4x4
- QListView diverses optimisations [QTBUG-11438]
- QTreeWidget/QListWidget: use localeAwareCompare for string comparisons [QTBUG-10839]
+ - PNG image I/O: Much improved support for text annotations, including iTXt fields.
+ - QRawFont and QGlyphRun are introduced for low-level text rendering. [QTBUG-18252]
+ - QFont: hintingPreference() is introduced to control hinting in font rendering and
+ subpixel positioning of glyphs for Windows, Mac OS X and X11/raster. [QTBUG-10615]
+ - Subpixel positioned text layout is supported in raster and OpenGL paint engines.
+ - QFont: styleName() is added to allow selecting fonts with irregular style names
+ like UltraLight. [QTBUG-19366]
+ - Visual text cursor movement behavior is added to QTextEdit and QLineEdit controls,
+ which can be used as an optional mode for bi-directional text editing. [QTBUG-13859]
@@ -103,15 +112,22 @@ QtScript
Qt for Linux/X11
+ - Now takes font hinting settings from GConf by default if running in
+ GNOME desktop.
+ - Various fixes to FontConfig font matching code to make it consistent
+ with other X11 programs. [QTBUG-2148, QTBUG-19947, QTBUG-14269]
Qt for Windows
+ - DirectWrite experimental text shaping engine is added with subpixel
+ positioning support. [QTBUG-12678]
Qt for Mac OS X
+ - raster graphics system is now made as the default paint engine for
+ Mac OS X. [QTBUG-12615]
+ - HarfBuzz can now be used as an optional text layout engine on Mac OS X.
+ [QTBUG-17728]
Qt for Embedded Linux