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Re: Setting default font

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: Setting default font
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:18:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Juha Nieminen <address@hidden> writes:

>   I'm using emacs 22.3.1 in a MacOS X system. Each time I start emacs
> I select from the Options menu Set Font/Fontset... > Courier > 14
>   What would be the magic command to put in .emacs for this to always
> happen automatically on startup?

I set my font in a special .xEmacs file which I include into my
.Xresources e.g


| #include "./.emacs.d/.xEmacs"


| Emacs*font: -adobe-courier-medium-r-normal-*-12-100-*-*-m-*-iso8859-1
| Emacs.toolBar: off
| on
| Emacs.foreground: wheat
| Emacs.background: darkslategrey
| Emacs.pointerColor: Grey
| Emacs.cursorColor: LightGray
| Emacs.borderColor: black

It is much faster on my system than setting with a call to

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