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CHANGES BETWEEN 2.5 and 2.5.1 I. IMPORTANT BUG FIXES - For some WinFNT files, the last glyph wasn't displayed but incorrectly marked as invalid. - The vertical size of glyphs was incorrectly set after a call to `FT_GlyphSlot_Embolden', resulting in clipped glyphs. - Many fields of the `PCLT' table in SFNT based fonts (if accessed with `FT_Get_Sfnt_Table') were computed incorrectly. - In TrueType fonts, hinting of composite glyphs could sometimes deliver incorrect positions of components or even distorted shapes. II. IMPORTANT CHANGES - WOFF font format support has been added. - The auto-hinter now supports Hebrew. Greek and Cyrillic support has been improved. - Support for the forthcoming `OS/2' SFNT table version 5, as can be found e.g. in the `Sitka' font family for Windows 8.1. - The header file layout has been changed. After installation, all files are now located in `<prefix>/include/freetype2'. Applications that use (a) `freetype-config' or FreeType's `pkg-config' file to get the include directory for the compiler, and (b) the documented way for header inclusion like #include <ft2build.h> #include FT_FREETYPE_H ... don't need any change to the source code. III. MISCELLANEOUS - The stem darkening feature of the new CFF engine can now be fine-tuned with the new `darkening-parameters' property. - `ftgrid' has been updated to toggle various engines with the `H' key, similar to `ftview' and `ftdiff'. - The functionality of `ttdebug' has been greatly enhanced. . It now displays twilight, storage, and control value data; key `T' shows the twilight point table, key `S' the storage data, and key `C' the control value table. . Some keys have been reassigned from lowercase to their uppercase equivalents; for example `q' to quit the program is now `Q'. . Key `f' finishes the current function. . Key `R' restarts the debugger. . Keys `b' and `p' set a breakpoint. . Key `B' provides a function call backtrace. - Better support of ARMv7 and x86_64 processors. - Apple's `sbix' color bitmap format is now supported. - Improved auto-hinter rendering for many TrueType fonts, especially in the range 20-40ppem. - A new face flag `FT_FACE_FLAG_COLOR' has been added (to be accessed with the macro `FT_HAS_COLOR'). - `FT_Gzip_Uncompress' (modeled after zlib's `uncompress' function) has been added; this is a by-product of the newly added WOFF support. - Support for a build with `cmake' has been contributed by John Cary <>. - Support for x64 builds with Visual C++ has been contributed by Kenneth Miller <> - Manual pages for most demo programs have been added. - The GETINFO bytecode instruction for TrueType fonts was buggy if used to retrieve subpixel hinting information. It was necessary to set selector bit 6 to get results for selector bits 7-10, which is wrong. - Improved computation of emulated vertical metrics for TrueType fonts. - Fixed horizontal start-up position of vertical phantom points in TrueType bytecode.
Source: README, updated 2013-11-25