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Re: Some question about fontsets

From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: Some question about fontsets
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 13:15:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090019 (Oort Gnus v0.19) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

Shane McAndrew <address@hidden> writes:

> Oliver, thanks for your continuing efforts to help me! I tried your
> suggestion in my .Xdefaults, but I still get empty squares in the
> output of dict -

> C-u C-x = gives the following for the two empty squares -
>   character: ɛ (01210733, 332251, 0x511db)
>     charset: mule-unicode-0100-24ff
>            (Unicode characters of the range U+0100..U+24FF.)
>        font: -Adobe-Courier-Medium-R-Normal--17-120-100-100-M-100-ISO10646-1

This looks as if your specification of the fontset does not take
effect. Please type `M-x describe-face RET default RET'. What does
the output say in the line "Font or fontset: ..."?

If you type `M-x describe-fontset RET', does Emacs offer you your
fontset ("fontset-shane") for completion? If so, then at least your
changes to .Xdefault took effect. If not, please type 
"xrdb ~/.Xdefaults" at an xterm (or what ever shell you use under X)
and start Emacs again.

Are you per chance overriding your settings somewhere? For example
have you customized your default face? Or did you set it in your
.emacs? Is there nothing else in .Xdefaults concerning fonts in Emacs?

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