[TYPO3] [GIFBUILDER] why does spacing render so ugly?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Nov 28 12:28:36 CET 2007

Tomasz Chmielewski schrieb:
> Why does "spacing" in GIFBUILDER render so ugly?
> According to the TSref description "spacing" is "Pixel-distance between 
> letters. This may render ugly!".
> So, here a word "optimal", no spacing:
> http://wpkg.org/optimal-nospacing.png
> Looks fine, but I would like to add some spacing to it - let's add 
> "spacing = 1", which should be "Pixel-distance between letters = 1 
> pixel", right? No:
> http://wpkg.org/optimal-ugly.png
> It looks more like "letter-distance" between letters, not 
> "pixel-distance" (note the distance after "m" letter).
> Is there a way to add pixel distance between the letters?

Looks like one possibility is to edit font, as described here:


Would be nice to be able to set *true* pixel spacing between letters in 

Tomasz Chmielewski

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