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Re: Some unicode symbols can't be displayed


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Some unicode symbols can't be displayed
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:52:02 +0300

> From: Julien Cubizolles <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:14:11 +0200
> 
> Some unicode symbol aren't properly displayed in gtk emacs -Q. I only get
> a square block with the unicode number in it.

This means you don't have a font installed that Emacs can use to
display this character.

> What's even more confusing: it's correctly displayed as a thumbs up sign
> in emacs -nw, and on another machine where I have basically the same
> emacs setup.

"emacs -nw" uses the font of the terminal emulator.

Bottom line: install a suitable font.  On my system, this character is
displayed in Emacs using the Symbola font.



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