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Re: Incorrect tab-width when using non-english fonts

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: Incorrect tab-width when using non-english fonts
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 13:10:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 22 Aug 2008 17:05:50 +0800 Forrest Y. Yu wrote:

>   I fetched Emacs- yesterday and built it successfully. It is
> beautiful. However, when I set default font to SimSun -- a common Chinese
> font, the tab-width becomes twice as before, that is, Emacs calculates the tab
> width in width of Chinese, which often occupies a space of two English
> letters. That makes my document looks weird.
>   My last installation was done about 8 months ago. Things were ok with that
> version. The tab-width was correct no matter what fonts I used.

I'm not familiar with non latin scripts.  But if you consider this to be
"not correct" the best is probably to M-x report-emacs-bug or at least
write to emacs-devel.


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