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Re: [dejavu-l] Ellipsis dots invisibly encoded

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  • Karin Montin
    I see the spaces, all right. The point (haha) is that two out of three of the periods (and spaces) are hidden in a hidden code (without braces), only visible
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      I see the spaces, all right. The point (haha) is that two out of three
      of the periods (and spaces) are hidden in a hidden code (without
      braces), only visible in View in Context.

      Karin

      On 10/05/2012 10:12 AM, Jose L Gonzalez wrote:
      >
      >
      > As I understood, but am not savy on the subject, using Veronika on DV
      > displays spaces, but I may be totally wrong.
      >
      >
      > Best regards and good luck
      >
      > Jose Gonzalez
      >
      > On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 8:54 AM, Karin Montin <kmontin@...
      > <mailto:kmontin@...>> wrote:
      >
      > The original source file font is Arial; my DV display font is Veronika
      > Sans DV01. I don't think it would make a difference.
      >
      > Karin
      >
      > On 10/05/2012 9:44 AM, Jose L Gonzalez wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi
      > >
      > > could the font used have anything to do with this issue? i.e.
      > regular
      > > arial vs veronica, etc.
      > >
      > >
      > > Jose Gonzalez
      > >
      > > On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 8:38 AM, John Wilcock <john@...
      > <mailto:john@...>
      > > <mailto:john@... <mailto:john@...>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > Le 10/05/2012 15:19, Karin Montin a écrit :
      > > > I fixed up a source text so that instead of the ellipsis character
      > > > (three dots in one character), I have three spaced periods, with
      > > hard
      > > > spaces between them.
      > > >
      > > > End of original sentence: frein . . . (ends with space)
      > > > End of source: frein . (ends with space)
      > > > Viewed in context: frein . . . (ends with space)
      > > >
      > > > This is most inconvenient. If I don't remember/pay attention, I
      > > could
      > > > either close up the gap or add extra dots, ending up with five.
      > >
      > > I've seen the same phenomenon with, for example,
      > correctly-spaced
      > > French
      > > sentences that end with a quote and a double punctuation
      > mark « par
      > > exemple ! ». As things stand, these can only be corrected in the
      > > exported file.
      > >
      > > Ie reported the problem a while back in the beta test bug
      > database
      > > (case
      > > 881, if you're reading this, Daniel), so Atril are aware of the
      > > issue,
      > > but I've no idea how high a priority this might have.
      > >
      > > But in your specific case, what's the intended goal of
      > spacing out
      > > the
      > > dots? Why not just replace the ellipsis with three separate
      > dots,
      > > which
      > > will not be lost in segmentation?
      >
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