"Mark Andrachek, Jr." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I've got some script's I'm porting over from 1.2 to 2.0. (I'm using the
> windows version, if it makes a difference.)
> There have been some changes, but I've gotten the scripts working again.
> I had to add an alpha channel to my layers so I could raise/lower them,
> add gimp-edit-fill after gimp-edit-clear because of the alpha layer. I
> also had to change how I created my text layers, using gimp-text-fontname
> instead of gimp-text:
> (tLayer (car (gimp-text myImage -1 0 0 inText -1 TRUE 110 1 "*" "Myriad
> Roman" "bold" "roman" "normal" "*" "*" "*")))
> Changed to:
> (tLayer (car (gimp-text-fontname myImage -1 0 0 inText -1 TRUE 13 1
> "Myriad Bold")))
> Calling it is easier (no foundry or anything to remember), and the text is
> close, but not close enough.

Noone promised that 2.0 would create the same text output. Actually it
has even been promised that it would definitely not create the same
output. Simply because text rendering in 1.2 sucked a lot.
> I can actually get it right if I disable Hinting in the text tool options
> if I manually create the image, but there doesn't appear to be any way to
> control the hinting via script-fu. Is there some way I can set it to
> disabled globally so it will be disabled in script-fu too?

No, there is (currently) no way to do that but hacking the gimp

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