I'm sorry if this is redundant, but does this mean there is no way to find out the size (length & height) of a String as it will appear on the screen?
What about the size of a String as it will be printed? Neil From: Phil Race <philip.r...@oracle.com> To: Jeff Martin <j...@reportmill.com>, "email@example.com Mailing" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 04/03/2014 10:40 PM Subject: Re: Fractional Metrics Sent by: "openjfx-dev" <openjfx-dev-boun...@openjdk.java.net> On 4/3/14 6:13 PM, Jeff Martin wrote: > Is there a way to turn off FractionalMetrics in Canvas.fillText() or Text? No. At least not via any supported API. > > Also, does text rendering perform kerning, and if so, can I disable that? No. > > What I really need is to know the x position (or advance) of each character in a rendered string. It would need new API. And characters != glyphs. Counting char advances has been doomed for decades ... -phil. > > jeff NOTICE from Ab Initio: This email (including any attachments) may contain information that is subject to confidentiality obligations or is legally privileged, and sender does not waive confidentiality or privilege. If received in error, please notify the sender, delete this email, and make no further use, disclosure, or distribution.