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Re: Proportional fonts in the mode line (one month test)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Proportional fonts in the mode line (one month test)
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:03:43 +0200

> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
> Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 14:29:41 +0100
> Cc: Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com>, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Jim Porter <jporterbugs@gmail.com> writes:
> > Yeah, if nothing else, the U:--- thing (I'm sure it has an actual
> > name...) should be fixed-width. See the attached image for how tiny
> > the CR/LF toggle is now. It's highlighted with the box just after the
> > U.
> Yes, that should be fixed.  Hm...  We could use m-dashes instead of
> hyphens, I guess?  It'd be more work to have a different definition on
> GUI and TUI, though.

Using hyphens might mean Emacs will use a font different from the
default one used by variable-pitch, if that default font happens not
to support that character (not very probably, but not impossible).

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