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Word joiner {wj} prints space #877

krOoze opened this issue Dec 19, 2017 · 1 comment


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commented Dec 19, 2017

Using the (zero width) word joiner ({wj}) I get a space in PDF.

With the source code:


Doing asciidoctor test.adoc I get (the correct):

But doing bundle exec asciidoctor-pdf test.adoc I get:

Furthermore, it does not prevent line break.

@mojavelinux mojavelinux self-assigned this Nov 25, 2018

@mojavelinux mojavelinux added this to the v1.5.0.alpha.17 milestone Nov 25, 2018

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commented Nov 25, 2018

The problem here is that the word joiner character was missing from the Noto Serif font. If Prawn can't find a character, it always inserts a space. I've added the missing character.

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