balkon: Text layout engine built on top of HarfBuzz.

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Given an input text and formatting options, Balkón produces an inline layout with defined glyph positions and box coordinates, all within a containing unit called a paragraph. See Data.Text.ParagraphLayout.Rich.

Internally, HarfBuzz is used to shape individual runs of text, each of which fits within one line and has a constant script, direction, language, and formatting. Balkón abstracts this so that you can provide text with any mix of these attributes and a desired line width for line breaking.

Additionally, Balkón can be used for breaking an inline layout into pages. See Data.Text.ParagraphLayout.


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Dependencies balkon, base (>=4.12 && <5), harfbuzz-pure (>=1.0.3.2 && <1.1), text (>=2.0.2 && <3), text-icu (>=0.8.0.2 && <0.9), unicode-data-scripts (>=0.2.0.1 && <0.3) [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Author Jaro
Maintainer jaro@argonaut-constellation.org
Revised Revision 1 made by alcinnz at 2023-07-20T02:07:52Z
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Home page https://argonaut-constellation.org/
Bug tracker https://todo.argonaut-constellation.org/~jaro/balkon
Source repo head: git clone https://git.argonaut-constellation.org/~jaro/balkon -b main
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Balkón

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Haskell library built on top of HarfBuzz to lay out text within a paragraph.

Just like flowers on a balcony, text must be arranged carefully within a limited space and put into neat little boxes.

Intended to be the inline layout engine for The Argonaut Stack.