bugGNU troff - Bugs: bug #24215, font references in MM (and ME?)...


bug #24215: font references in MM (and ME?) need to be regularized

Submitted by:  Michael H Bianchi <mbianchi>
Submitted on:  Sat 06 Sep 2008 02:50:03 PM UTC  
Category: Macro - mmSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: Incorrect behaviourStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Michael H Bianchi <mbianchi>
Open/Closed: ClosedPlanned Release: None

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Sat 06 Sep 2008 03:52:01 PM UTC, comment #1:

Looking into the complaint about the fonts and MM .FG command, I discover
that this was fixed in 2006 and is in the current CVS download, but not in
the 1.18.1 version distributed with Ubuntu 8.04.

In fact, it was fixed by Werner in delta 2.29 2006-03-28, to
groff/contrib/mm/m.tmac,v ...

So the problem is that the fix is not currently wrapped up in a
distribution yet.

Mike Bianchi

Michael H Bianchi <mbianchi>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sat 06 Sep 2008 02:50:03 PM UTC, original submission:

The font references occur both by position, e.g. .ft 1 , and
by name, .ft R .

This means that in order to change from say R I B to H HI HB
fonts across the board you need to use both .fp and .fpr to catch all the cases. (By "all" I mean all that I have looked at.)

This appears to work.

There is evidence that the same problem exists in the ME macros.

Mike Bianchi

Michael H Bianchi <mbianchi>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri 16 Feb 2018 10:32:49 PM UTCschwarzeCategoryNone=>Macro - mm
      Item GroupNone=>Incorrect behaviour
    Sat 06 Sep 2008 03:53:18 PM UTCmbianchiStatusFixed=>Duplicate
    Sat 06 Sep 2008 03:53:02 PM UTCmbianchiStatusConfirmed=>Fixed

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