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= Input Methods =
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== Input Methods ==
* '''ibus-kkc''' (Kana-Kanji Conversion) is a new Japanese input method engine using the new libkkc backend, which replaces ibus-anthy.
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* '''ibus''' now supports input method engine per window for non-GNOME desktop environments. It can be enabled from <code>ibus-setup</code>.
* ibus changes: FIXME
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** default keybinding to turn Input Method on/off has been changed to '''[Super]'''+'''[space]''' on GNOME Desktop.
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* '''ibus-cangjie''' is a new ibus engine for users of the Cangjie and Quick input methods. It is primarily intended to Hong Kong people who want to input Traditional Chinese, as they are (by far) the majority of Cangjie and Quick users.
* '''ibus-libpinyin''' (intelligent pinyin engine using '''libpinyin''') now supports configuring enabled dictionaries and importing 3rd party dictionaries in setup dialog.
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* '''ibus-typing-booster''' now makes better use of libhunspell when making suggestions and supports Tab completions.
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* '''ibus-rime''' is a new Rime input method engine for Linux/IBus.
* '''imsettings''' now checks the <code>org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.keyboard.active</code> gsettings key to determine if imsettings should manage input methods on GNOME and Cinnamon Desktops. If you do not want to use IBus integration for them, set the key to <code>false</code>.
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* - Whitelist i-t-b https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860552,  should we add this (mfabian)?
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== Fonttools ==
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* '''ttname''' is a new CLI interface for editing the "name" table that contains the metadata in TrueType and OpenType fonts.
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* '''fntsample''' is a new program for making font samples that show Unicode coverage of the font.
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* '''sfntly''' is a library for using, editing, and creating SFNT based Fonts.
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== Fonts ==
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* '''trabajo-fonts''' is a new package designed for use with the Shavian alphabet, a phonemic spelling reform proposal for English, but also supports extended Latin, and basic Cyrillic. "Trabajo" (pronounced [tɾaˈβaxo] if you're Spanish or [tɹəˈbɑːhoʊ] if you're English) is Spanish for "I work". Trabajo has become a Serif font as of version 2.0, for improved appearance.
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* '''campivisivi-titillium-fonts ''' is a new package. Titillium is born inside the Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino as a didactic project Course Type design of the Master of Visual Design Campi Visivi.
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* '''mph-2b-damase-fonts''' is a new package. Mark Williamson's MPH 2B Damase is a free font for many non-Latin scripts encoding .
  
= Fonts =
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* '''google-noto-fonts''' script coverage is increased. Now it has additional subpackages listed as below
* '''fonts-tweak-tool''' now has support for embedded bitmaps, font substitution configuration, and OpenType Feature Tags.
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** google-noto-sans-avestan-fonts, google-noto-sans-bengali-fonts, google-noto-sans-bengali-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-brahmi-fonts, google-noto-sans-carian-fonts, google-noto-sans-cherokee-fonts, google-noto-sans-coptic-fonts, google-noto-sans-deseret-fonts, google-noto-sans-egyptian-hieroglyphs-fonts, google-noto-sans-glagolitic-fonts, google-noto-sans-gujarati-fonts, google-noto-sans-gujarati-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-hanunno-fonts, google-noto-sans-imperial-aramaic-fonts, google-noto-sans-kaithi-fonts, google-noto-sans-kannada-fonts, google-noto-sans-kannada-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-kayah-li-fonts, google-noto-sans-kharoshthi-fonts, google-noto-sans-lisu-fonts, google-noto-sans-lycian-fonts, google-noto-sans-lydian-fonts, google-noto-sans-malayalam-fonts, google-noto-sans-malayalam-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-mandaic-fonts, google-noto-sans-meeteimayek-fonts, google-noto-sans-nko-fonts, google-noto-sans-old-south-arabian-fonts, google-noto-sans-old-turkic-fonts, google-noto-sans-osmanya-fonts, google-noto-sans-phoenician-fonts, google-noto-sans-shavian-fonts, google-noto-sans-symbols-fonts, google-noto-sans-tagalog-fonts, google-noto-sans-tai-tham-fonts, google-noto-sans-tai-viet-fonts, google-noto-sans-telugu-fonts, google-noto-sans-telugu-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-ugaritic-fonts, google-noto-sans-vai-fonts
* Lohit fonts has following improvement
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** Dropped reserved font name from OLF license.
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** Devanagari font has corrected "श्री" syllable with mr_IN locale.
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** Gujarati font has fixed shape of character "Dha" U+0AA7.
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** Kannada fonts has fix for vowel signs syllables and NGA and NYA glyphs attachment with vowel signs.
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** Malayalam now supports Dot Reph (u0D4E), works well with harfbuzz-ng.
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** Tamil has modified zero to five numerals, Rupee sign (u0BF9) and correct rendering of Tamil Letter RA,RI,RII as per GoTN standards.
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** Telugu now connect NYU ఞ + ు and NYUU ఞ + ూ combination properly.
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* New font family Shofar with '''culmus-fonts'''.
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= Other =
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* '''lohit-devanagari-fonts''' from lohit2 project by completely rewritten open type tables, support for both dev2 and deva.
  
* A translation tool called <code>tw</code> has been added.
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* '''liberation-fonts''' with improved serbian locale support in it and minor bugfixes.
  
 
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Input Methods

  • ibus now supports input method engine per window for non-GNOME desktop environments. It can be enabled from ibus-setup.
  • ibus-cangjie is a new ibus engine for users of the Cangjie and Quick input methods. It is primarily intended to Hong Kong people who want to input Traditional Chinese, as they are (by far) the majority of Cangjie and Quick users.
  • ibus-rime is a new Rime input method engine for Linux/IBus.

Fonttools

  • ttname is a new CLI interface for editing the "name" table that contains the metadata in TrueType and OpenType fonts.
  • fntsample is a new program for making font samples that show Unicode coverage of the font.
  • sfntly is a library for using, editing, and creating SFNT based Fonts.


Fonts

  • trabajo-fonts is a new package designed for use with the Shavian alphabet, a phonemic spelling reform proposal for English, but also supports extended Latin, and basic Cyrillic. "Trabajo" (pronounced [tɾaˈβaxo] if you're Spanish or [tɹəˈbɑːhoʊ] if you're English) is Spanish for "I work". Trabajo has become a Serif font as of version 2.0, for improved appearance.
  • campivisivi-titillium-fonts is a new package. Titillium is born inside the Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino as a didactic project Course Type design of the Master of Visual Design Campi Visivi.
  • mph-2b-damase-fonts is a new package. Mark Williamson's MPH 2B Damase is a free font for many non-Latin scripts encoding .
  • google-noto-fonts script coverage is increased. Now it has additional subpackages listed as below
    • google-noto-sans-avestan-fonts, google-noto-sans-bengali-fonts, google-noto-sans-bengali-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-brahmi-fonts, google-noto-sans-carian-fonts, google-noto-sans-cherokee-fonts, google-noto-sans-coptic-fonts, google-noto-sans-deseret-fonts, google-noto-sans-egyptian-hieroglyphs-fonts, google-noto-sans-glagolitic-fonts, google-noto-sans-gujarati-fonts, google-noto-sans-gujarati-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-hanunno-fonts, google-noto-sans-imperial-aramaic-fonts, google-noto-sans-kaithi-fonts, google-noto-sans-kannada-fonts, google-noto-sans-kannada-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-kayah-li-fonts, google-noto-sans-kharoshthi-fonts, google-noto-sans-lisu-fonts, google-noto-sans-lycian-fonts, google-noto-sans-lydian-fonts, google-noto-sans-malayalam-fonts, google-noto-sans-malayalam-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-mandaic-fonts, google-noto-sans-meeteimayek-fonts, google-noto-sans-nko-fonts, google-noto-sans-old-south-arabian-fonts, google-noto-sans-old-turkic-fonts, google-noto-sans-osmanya-fonts, google-noto-sans-phoenician-fonts, google-noto-sans-shavian-fonts, google-noto-sans-symbols-fonts, google-noto-sans-tagalog-fonts, google-noto-sans-tai-tham-fonts, google-noto-sans-tai-viet-fonts, google-noto-sans-telugu-fonts, google-noto-sans-telugu-ui-fonts, google-noto-sans-ugaritic-fonts, google-noto-sans-vai-fonts
  • lohit-devanagari-fonts from lohit2 project by completely rewritten open type tables, support for both dev2 and deva.
  • liberation-fonts with improved serbian locale support in it and minor bugfixes.