[Aptitude-devel] Bug#962926: Images of aptitude screens are illegible due to being scaled to browser width

Joshua C. Lackey josh.lackey at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 05:01:54 BST 2020

Package: aptitude-doc-en
Version: 0.8.13-1

All of the screenshots are illegible because a width="100%" property
is set in each <img> tag, causing them to be stretched and introducing
significant aliasing. Resizing the browser window to a smaller size
does not help much. Due to the low resolution of the images (484x316)
and small size of the text, even minimal scaling causes blurring and
aliasing. The text, though small, is completely clear and legible when
the images are rendered at their native resolution.

This is the case in the HTML help installed to
/usr/share/doc/aptitude/html/en by the aptitude-doc-en package, as
well as the online version.

Please view for an example:

I suggest removing the width='100%' property from each of the the
<imagedata> tags in the DocBook XML source (/doc/en/aptitude.xml) or
adding an img selector in the CSS stylesheet (/doc/aptitude.css) with
a width:auto property, which will override the the HTML <img> tags.

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