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Drop Cap: scale for descenders doesn't work with some swash fonts

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I found that Publisher has problem with certain swash fonts when Scale for descenders is enabled.

APub 1.7.0.293

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Detach all styles (for keeping minimal number of styles; this step is not required)
  2. Create a new character style (let's call it Drop Cap Style):
    • Font family: Gabriola (one of Windows fonts)
    • Variants: Stylistic Set 06 set to 1 (other set to 0)
  3. Create a new paragraph style (let's call it Drop Cap):
    • Drop Caps: Enabled
    • Height in lines: 3
    • Scale for descenders: checked
    • Style: Drop Cap Style
  4. Now type a few lines of text starting with lowercase g.

Result:

  • Only two lines of the text are indented due to drop cap, despite of setting height in lines to 3.

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The same issue can be observed in Yana regular font with Stylistic Set 03 enabled, when J is a drop cap letter.

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