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Old 02-01-2013, 07:06 PM   #391
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I already did Fontin. It looks nice. Too bad I can't share that one.
Did you do the smallcaps as well?
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I've noticed something weird that I thought at first was a glitch with the Palatino font installed. Like I've mentioned on other threads, I recently acquired a replacement PW and I realized that the problem is just with my old one (which has USE_ALT_FONTS installed, the one does not).

I usually read at the smallest Palatino setting and with my old PW, I found some of the words "sticking together" without a space in between. Like I said, I thought it was a glitch in the font because the problem would be fixed by going up another size.

When I got my new PW though, which I haven't had the chance to install USE_ALT_FONTS on yet, I realized this wasn't the case.

Has anyone experienced this?

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Could be that the old PW had an older firmware and the new PW has a newer firmware.

Interesting photos. The old PW looks better because the text is blacker. The new PW has a lighter background, but the text is grey.

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Old 02-01-2013, 07:30 PM   #394
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That's really strange. Never encountered it with any font I've tried. Then again, I didn't use Palatino much, certainly not on the smallest setting.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:32 PM   #395
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Did you do the smallcaps as well?
No why I need small caps?
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:34 PM   #396
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I've noticed something weird that I thought at first was a glitch with the Palatino font installed. Like I've mentioned on other threads, I recently acquired a replacement PW and I realized that the problem is just with my old one (which has USE_ALT_FONTS installed, the one does not).

I usually read at the smallest Palatino setting and with my old PW, I found some of the words "sticking together" without a space in between. Like I said, I thought it was a glitch in the font because the problem would be fixed by going up another size.

When I got my new PW though, which I haven't had the chance to install USE_ALT_FONTS on yet, I realized this wasn't the case.

Has anyone experienced this?
Yep I get it alot but I always thought it was a Calibre issue not PW. If I come across again I'll have to look at the internal code.
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If I start encountering this issue, it may have to do with the use_alt_fonts file. Never seen this before. Should it happen, I think I'll be returning to an unmodded Kindle and Caecilia.

I can't stand wrong formatting. It's one of the reasons why I sold my Gen3 in 2008.
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JSWolf, I agree. I think I prefer the old one more but am using the new one now to see if I get used to it, or if I can "break it in" enought that it starts to look better

Blossom, might be something with USE_ALT_FONTS after all. I moved the USE_ALT_FONTS file to the fonts folder to temporarily disable it and spaces now showing appropriately. Both PW's are on 5.3.3 btw.



Probably not a problem though if you don't use the smallest font setting very much.
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Does it happen with other fonts, or other sizes, or only Palatino Size 1?

In that case, I'll luckily never encounter this problem, but it's still very weird.
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I've had it happen before I used custom fonts so I know that's not it. I was using Condensed version of Caecilia.
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You might. Some books do use smallcaps and simulated does not look as good. But you'd have to embed in KF8. I do use smallcaps when the eBook has enough of them to matter to me.
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You might. Some books do use smallcaps and simulated does not look as good. But you'd have to embed in KF8. I do use smallcaps when the eBook has enough of them to matter to me.
I don't think I would notice a difference with or without them.
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I'll cobble together something to show you so you can see. I'll use Charil SIL since it has read smallcaps.
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Does it happen with other fonts, or other sizes, or only Palatino Size 1?

In that case, I'll luckily never encounter this problem, but it's still very weird.
I use Palatino most of the time so I'm only sure it happens with the smallest font. When I go up a size (second to smallest font), the problem goes away.
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I use Palatino most of the time so I'm only sure it happens with the smallest font. When I go up a size (second to smallest font), the problem goes away.
I was using size 5 when it happened. So I don't think that's it.
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