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Re: Using proportional (variable-width) fonts in Emacs23


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Using proportional (variable-width) fonts in Emacs23
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:29:33 +0200

> Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:49:48 -0700
> From: PJ Weisberg <address@hidden>
> 
> > Not necessarily.  In Emacs, we can specify that text be displayed
> > aligned to a specific width in pixels.  See the node "Specified Space"
> > in the ELisp manual.  Perhaps display of programming languages could
> > use this feature to align program source even with proportional fonts.
> 
> Something like the rule "after a string of two or more whitespace
> characters, position the next character as if the preceeding text on
> that line was monospaced"?

Yes, not unlike what we do with font-lock.



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