SysFont wrongly italicizes text on XP

illume avatarillume created an issue

Alex, 2011-02-16 09:52:25 -0800

Created attachment 39
Screenshot of demo program running

Version: 1.9.2pre
Python: Python 2.7.1 x86
OS: XP SP3 x86

On Windows 7 this demo shows all fonts look regular, but on Windows XP some fonts are italic, like on attached screenshot.

Attachments: test_fonts.PNG

Comments (6)

  1. illume
    #!/usr/bin/env python
    # coding: cp1251
    import sys
    import os
    import pygame
    font_names = [
    	'Courier New',
    	'Times New Roman',
    	'Lucida Console',
    	'Comic Sans MS',
    screen = pygame.display.set_mode((640, 480))
    background = pygame.Surface(screen.get_size()).convert()
    background.fill((255, 255, 255))
    top = 0
    for font_name in font_names:
    	font = pygame.font.SysFont(font_name, 32)
    	text = font.render(font_name, 1, (0, 0, 0))
    	textpos = text.get_rect(left = 0, top = top)
    	top += textpos.height
    	background.blit(text, textpos)
    screen.blit(background, (0, 0))
    clock = pygame.time.Clock()
    running = True
    while running:
    	screen.blit(background, (0, 0))
    	for event in pygame.event.get():
    		if (event.type == pygame.KEYDOWN and event.key == pygame.K_ESCAPE) or (event.type == pygame.QUIT):
    			running = False
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