<AWT Dev> Bad component spacing

Artem Ananiev Artem.Ananiev at Sun.COM
Thu Nov 6 04:27:27 PST 2008

Hi, Marek,

as your test uses Swing menus, it looks like a Swing (or probably 
Java2D, because of font metrics) problem, rather than AWT one.



Marek Slama wrote:
> Hello,
> we encounter problem with too big spacing around text in Swing 
> components in openjdk. I attach
> 2 snapshots of MenuLookDemo on openjdk and Sun JDK 6u10 on Ubuntu 
> 8.10/Metal L&F. I was pointed
> to this maling list. Is it known problem? I do not know if it is 
> specific to Ubuntu only.
> java version "1.6.0_10"
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_10-b33)
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 11.0-b15, mixed mode, sharing)
> java version "1.6.0_0"
> IcedTea6 1.3.1 (6b12-0ubuntu6) Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_0-b12)
> OpenJDK Client VM (build 1.6.0_0-b12, mixed mode, sharing)
> Both use the same font:
> javax.swing.plaf.FontUIResource[family=Dialog,name=Dialog,style=bold,size=12] 
> Original issue report is https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/289784
> Thanks
> Marek

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