Re: [dejavu-l] Ellipsis dots invisibly encoded
- 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.
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.
> 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.
> > arial vs veronica, etc.
> > Jose Gonzalez
> > On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 8:38 AM, John Wilcock <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,
> > 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
> > (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
> > which
> > will not be lost in segmentation?