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Re: Frustrated with Font issues


From: Jai Dayal
Subject: Re: Frustrated with Font issues
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2014 14:38:26 -0600

Okay, this kind of makes sense to me. I'm just a bit puzzled why if I do it
on CentOS or RHEL, I only have this problem. If it's on Ubuntu or Fedora,
the fonts are displayed normally. Perhaps CentOS and RHEL do something
differently that Emacs doesn't pick up on.


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Pascal J. Bourguignon <address@hidden
> wrote:

> Jai Dayal <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > With set-frame-font, it doesn't have the same font set as other
> > applications, though! That's the problem! They're not the same, at all.
>
> M-! xlsfonts RET should give you the font set, and it should be exactly
> the same as for other applications.
>
> The only difference may be that in application font dialogs, this list
> of X fonts is collected by font family and other categories.
>
>
> Reasons you may get a different list of fonts however are:
>
> - you're using a different X server (improbable),
>
> - the applications are using other fonts than X fonts.  For example, TeX
>   will use metafonts.  Some GUI toolkit used by applications often use
>   TrueType fonts (instead or in addition to X fonts).
>
> There are some indications about using TrueType fonts in emacs in
> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/SetFonts#toc10
> but I don't know what's the status of this feature in emacs 24.
>
>
>
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__
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