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bug #61908: [gropdf] rotated text from pic(1) not correct in landscape orientation

Submitter:  Deri James <deri>
Submitted:  Mon 24 Jan 2022 02:12:36 PM UTC
Category:  Driver gropdf Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  Incorrect behaviour Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  deri
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  1.23.0
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Thu 03 Mar 2022 12:48:20 AM UTC, comment #5: 

Ah, okay.  Thanks, Deri.  Here's the correct commit message for posterity.

commit 1307a645ca75217f1f287dffe3f9afb8f505a64d
Author: Deri James <deri@chuzzlewit.myzen.co.uk>
Date:   Mon Jan 24 14:39:55 2022 +0000

    [gropdf]: Fix Savannah #61908

            * src/devices/gropdf/gropdf.pl: Adjust text position when
            given landscape media (i.e -P-l).

            Fixes <https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?61908>.

            Problem found and patch supplied by KUBO Koichi.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Thu 03 Mar 2022 12:33:40 AM UTC, comment #4: 

I meant this one!


Deri James <deri>
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Thu 03 Mar 2022 12:17:22 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Thanks, Deri.  I had no idea that commit was a fix for this bug.  I was sure that a rotational coordinate transform was necessary.  (I still have the scars from Professor Corliss's aeromechanics class, where they taught us the value of Lagrangians without ever teaching us Lagrangians.)

commit 392f88f843c51c59f6dfe6c3bdc4731cd738ddd7
Author: Deri James <deri@chuzzlewit.myzen.co.uk>
Date:   Wed Jan 26 00:17:47 2022 +0000

    Allow multiline text in .pdfinfo

            * src/devices/gropdf/gropdf.pl: Use either '\\\\\\\\n' or
            '\[u000a]' as line separators in the string.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Wed 02 Mar 2022 08:33:56 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Fixed in 392f88f843c51c59f6dfe6c3bdc4731cd738ddd7

Deri James <deri>
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Wed 02 Mar 2022 07:44:52 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Any progress on this, Deri?

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Mon 24 Jan 2022 02:12:36 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hi Deri,

I put string aligned on the non-horizontal lines, it will be displayed
in an unexpected position in the landscape. (see attached file)

groff -Tpdf -dpaper=a6l -P-pa6 -P-l -p -ms a.ms >a.pdf      not ok?
groff -Tps -dpaper=a6l -P-pa6 -P-l -p -ms a.ms >a.pdf       ok
groff -Tpdf -dpaper=a6 -P-pa6 -p -ms a.ms >a.pdf            ok

So I made the patch to correct the coordinates.
Would you please check it when you have time?

Thank you


Deri James <deri>
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file #52718:  a.ms added by deri (2KiB - text/x-troff-ms)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2022-03-03 gbranden Open/ClosedOpen Closed
        Planned ReleaseNone 1.23.0
    2022-03-02 deri Severity3 - Normal 2 - Minor
        StatusIn Progress Fixed
    2022-03-02 gbranden SummaryProblem with rotated text from pic. [gropdf] rotated text from pic(1) not correct in landscape orientation
    2022-01-24 deri Attached File- Added a.ms, #52718

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