I wonder if there is something wrong with my setup, but manual kerning
doesn't work for me neither in 0.43, nor in SVN.
Steps to reproduce:
1. Switch to Text tool
2. Draw a rectangular frame
3. Type in 5 letters
4. Move cursor between the 2nd and the 3rd
5. Press Alt and any of arrow keys as many times as you wish.
6. No visible changes whatsoever.
This happens on most recent Ubuntu Dapper. I haven't used manual
kerning since 0.41 or maybe 0.42 so I don't know when it broke (if