A bold font style and output for some fonts without bold support
Version: 0.2FakeBold Font patches for QT 4.3.x fake a bold font style and output for some fonts without bold support.
Operating System: Linux
It is specially and very useful for CJK fonts. actually it works with all fonts without bold style.
Here I use FT_Glyph_Embolden to get a bold glyph.
These patches is not related to font rendering result, if you want to control font rendering result, please control fontconfig configurations.
Screenshot1: shows bold/bolditalic support with "SOng" and "Hei" Chinese font.
Screenshot1: shows bold/italic support for Chinese,Korean,Yi,Tibetan with Sans fontset(Song,SIL Yi, Tibetan machine uni fonts)