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Re: Unicode box-drawing chars


From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: Unicode box-drawing chars
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 14:04:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Jesper Harder <address@hidden> writes:
[...]
> It's a pitty we can't assume that everyone has a unicode font, so we
> could make some attractive defaults in Gnus.  

Yes. And even when there is a unicode font, it is quite possible that
it does not contain the box-drawing glyphs.

Is it possible to check from lisp if a font actually contains a glyph?

> Hmm, the tree display could probably also be made to look a lot prettier
> than today with some box-drawing glyphs.

I fancy some additional widgets for widget.el, too. Common GUI-stuff
like a tree-widget or tabs ... all done in plain text with the
box-drawing chars.

> xpost & fu² gnu.emacs.gnus

Ignored, because my question is not specific to Gnus.

    -- Oliver

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