Re: canvas rich text widget?

On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Nathan Hurst wrote:

> Yeah, that was my thingo from way back
> (
> Ok, since then I've add multiple fonts, text flow through columns, a
> constraint based layout system (so you specify the relationships between
> elements rather than their location), image loading, partial svp support,
> and bugfixes...
> I'm actually packing up to go away for a week, and life has been a bit
> hecktic since fmII so I won't be able to get a snapshot up until next week
> (but may be able to convince my collegue to do it for me).  The code is
> all GPLd and based upon libart, freetype 2 and gdk_pixbuf(not gnome
> canvas).  I intend to add pango support, and I have some constraint based
> pagination code almost working.

G'day Nathan,

This sounds very cool. We'd be interested in stealing some of this code
for post 1.0 abiword :-) The constraint based text flow could be very
helpful to us as would svd.

I'll look at the snapshot too.


Martin Sevior

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