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rendering engine

Software that forms the text and images for display and printing. Today, the term often refers to software engines that render HTML pages (Web pages). See browser rendering engine.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Analysis About a week after Philadelphia-based web developer Greg Blass pilloried Apple in a widely discussed online post for hindering web development by refusing to embrace Service Workers, the WebKit team, stewards of the open-source layout engine powering Apple's Safari browser, began doing just that.
The most notable are, improvements in the layout engine for handling RTL text, text boxes, cell vertical alignment and others, Improvements in import/export for all file formats, Optimized output size of PDF documents for some cases, Fields are now updated inside DrawingML shapes, Improvements in rendering of fills, 3D text effects and others, The BARCODE field is supported now so users can add a custom barcode generator, EMF and WMF rendering improvements, HTML Import supports ruby tags now, Improved page number calculation, footnote balancing, nested floating tables and text wrapping around floating objects and many more.
Whatever the source, DirectOffice software ensures high-fidelity output by including a precise layout engine and patented font emulation technology.
It's kind of sandboxed or compartmentalized from the OS and uses a new layout engine altogether, it's called - EdgeHTML.
DOM tree based extraction of spatial layout features needs to call the browser layout engine and analyze a DOM tree using some tools.
WebKit is a layout engine software designed to allow web browsers to render web pages.
And while enthusiasts are relieved the new VFR retains the V4 layout engine with its torque-laden characteristics, they're just as pleased it ditches the VFR800's pointless yet expensive-tomaintain VTECH valve.
lt;p>The milestone features more work under the hood -- particularly in stability and performance of the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine -- as well as tweaks to the private browsing mode and improvements to the underlying Gecko layout engine, said Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox.
Monotype additionally offers its iType font engine and WorldType Layout Engine.
5 includes a next-generation rendering and layout engine and new capabilities from IBM to enable the elderly and mobility or sight-impaired to navigate more easily.
Six months down the track, Mozilla has lost its chief visionary, Jamie Zawinski, and still hasn't delivered anything more than the Gecko HTML layout engine.
6-MB kernel of code establishing a layout engine with sophisticated controls and composition and providing for easy plug-in of other software applications.