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bug#3228: 23.0.93; GTK font selection: asked for Courier, got Nimbus


From: Sven Joachim
Subject: bug#3228: 23.0.93; GTK font selection: asked for Courier, got Nimbus
Date: Fri, 08 May 2009 08:13:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.93 (gnu/linux)

On 2009-05-08 03:49 +0200, Kenichi Handa wrote:

> In article <address@hidden>, Sven Joachim <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Yes, /usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1/fonts.alias defines these aliases:
>
>> -adobe-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1 "-urw-nimbus mono 
>> l-regular-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1"
>
> Ok, I see.  It seems that the problem here is this:
>
> o menu-set-font returns the font name "courier 12"; i.e no
>       information about spacing, dpi
> o no bitmap courier font has the exact pixelsize for 12pt on your screen.
> o so Emacs selected a scalable font, that is the above "nimbus mono l" font.
>
> I think "% emacs -fn courier-12" will also select the
> "nimbus mono l" font in this environment.

Indeed.

> Please try:
> M-x set-default-font RET courier-12:spacing=m RET
>
> Doesn't it select a bitmap font, perhaps the same one as this
> startup font?
>
>   xft:-Adobe-Courier-normal-normal-normal-*-17-*-*-*-m-100-iso10646-1

That font is selected then, yes.

Sven






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