Bug report #18993

QGIS3 Layout: the html label renderer ignores many styles e.g. font-size, letter-spacing, line-height, text-indent, margin.

Added by sand thorn almost 6 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Category:Map Composer/Printing
Affected QGIS version:3.0.2 Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows 10 64-bit v1803 Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:invalid
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:26824


Step to reproduce :
1. Add new Layout
2. Add Label
3. Put below as property

.htmlrender {
font-family: "Lucida Handwriting";
font-kerning: normal;
font-size: 600 pt;
font-variant: normal;
font-weight: bold;
letter-spacing: 10 em;
line-height: 1.42 cm;
text-indent: 5.0 cm;
text-overflow: ellipsis;
margin: 5 cm 5 cm 5 cm 5 cm;
//text-shadow: 0.5 mm 0.5 mm #808080;

<div class="htmlrender">
Lorem ipsum<br/>
Lorem ipsum<br/>
Lorem ipsum<br/>
Lorem ipsum<br/>
Lorem ipsum<br/>
Lorem ipsum<br/>

4. Enable HTML Render
5. Many CSS properties seem to be ignored
e.g. font-size, letter-spacing, line-height, text-indent, margin

  • 2.18 Composer has no problems.

test_html_label_render.qgs (13.9 KB) sand thorn, 2018-05-21 09:42 AM


#1 Updated by sand thorn over 5 years ago

This should be changed to Category: Map Composer

#2 Updated by Harrissou Santanna over 5 years ago

  • Category changed from Labelling to Map Composer/Printing

#3 Updated by Nyall Dawson over 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from Open to Rejected

You need to remove the space before your unit type:


font-size: 600pt;

#4 Updated by Mathieu Pellerin - nIRV over 5 years ago

For the record, it's a CSS syntax requirement, not a Qt-specific behavior here.

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