formattedwidth/height does not work with some fonts

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Oct 7 10:22:28 EDT 2020

Hi Paul,

> Am 07.10.2020 um 16:12 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> It is different symptoms from this bug ( but it could be related in the code?
> I recommend filing a bug report and I will be happy to add a note connecting the two bugs. The more issues found surrounding "the formattedWhatever" functions, the more likely we may see action at fixing them sooner rather than later.

I added a comment and my screenshot!

> On 10/7/2020 10:03 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> looks like formattedheight/formattedwidth does not work with some fonts!?
>> See screenshot, I even added a little generous offset to make sure the text does not
>> get cut off, but e.g. "Damascus Light" (and others) do not respect formattedXXX?
>> <>
>> Any hints and workarounds very welcome!



Klaus Major
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