WPF Text Measurement Units

The WPF text team has seen some people get confused about what units WPF uses when measuring text. Samer, a developer on the WPF text team, and I have created this post to try and shed some light on this subject. The first part of this post is very straight forward, whereas the end will…

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WPF 3.5 to support the languages of ~1 billion more people

We’re quite excited about our upcoming WPF 3.5 release which will now support seven Indic scripts!! For those of you curious about what languages this implies, here’s a mapping between scripts, languages, and fonts: Script Font Languages Devangari Mangal Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit Bengali Vrinda Bengali Gujarati Shruti Gujarati Gurmukhi Raavi Punjabi Oriya Kalinga Oriya Tamil…

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