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Edit font spacing operator: change spacing on selection instead of just after cursor
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Authored by Damien Picard (pioverfour) on Wed, Nov 27, 4:00 PM.

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When manually kerning a long text, it is useful to change several characters at a time. This patch applies kerning on the whole selection.

  • selstart = max_ii(0, selstart); fixes a crash when the cursor is at pos 0, and kerning modifies a value outside of the array.
    • To reproduce on GNU/Linux, go to Edit Mode on a text object, place the cursor at the beginning of the line, kern exactly twice (alt + ), and go back to Object Mode. A Floating Point Exception occurs.
  • There have been times when I’ve needed to do some extreme kerning, in which case clamping the kerning value between [-20, 20] is frustrating; I believe this line should be removed.

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