User-Agent: Build Identifier: CSS letter-spacing of 0.02em introduces big gaps between certain letters at least if font-family is "Arial", font-size is 10px and font-weight is bold. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open test.html 2. compare the evenness of the letter spacing in both text lines 3. Actual Results: There are big gaps between s-u and e-m Expected Results: No big gaps
Error occurs in 3.0.18 and 3.5.8. Unfortunately I cannot upload a screenshot. Neither PNG nor JPG is accepted. After clicking "submit" my FF opens a dialog window in order to open "attachment.cgi" with emacs.
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.13 or later in safe mode? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing. http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles You can also try to reproduce in Firefox 4 Beta 8 or later, there are many improvements in the new version, http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-30]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.13 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
I can reproduce this issue on Firefox 52.0. I used Reporter’s attachment 433704 [details]. The amount of undue separation between some characters, in the `letter-spacing` case, varies with changes in zoom; see attachment 8846862 [details].
Just to add some info. I tried Reporter’s attachment 433704 [details] on Firefox 52.0.1 for Android and the issue is noticeable, though a bit less. With slight changes in zoom, the characters in letter-spaced text behave as if they were fitting a “grid” of less resolution than the screen displaying them. Maybe the issue has something to do with calculating the proper placement of characters as a function of screen resolution? I also tested Reporter’s same attachment 433704 [details] with different fonts (DejaVu Sans, DejaVu Serif, Noto Sans) on Firefox 52.0 for desktop, and the issue remains. UA: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0
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