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bug#4839: 23.1.50; *Buffer List* -- incorrect handling of multibyte char
bug#4839: 23.1.50; *Buffer List* -- incorrect handling of multibyte characters?
Mon, 02 Nov 2009 16:40:19 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)
Štěpán Němec <address@hidden> writes:
> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 04:08:16AM -0500, Glenn Morris wrote:
>> address@hidden wrote:
>> > Here is a part of my *Buffer List*:
>> > desktop-menu.el 20228 Emacs-Lisp
>> > ~/.emacs.d/load/desktop-menu.el
>> > 面無人色.org 11681 Org ~/Documents/ling/cn/面無人色.org
>> > xhc.org 1833 Org
>> > ~/Documents/ling/cn/xhc.org
>> > 词典.org 2940 Org ~/Documents/ling/cn/词典.org
>> > All the `Org' lines, with exception of `xhc.org', are misaligned.
>> When I copy and paste your buffer names, the issue seems to be that
>> `string-width' returns an incorrect value (eg 13 when the buffer name
>> actually seems to occupy 12). Although some of these characters seem
>> to have a non-integer width on my system, so I don't see that it is
>> possible to get this right. But it still looks more wrong than it
>> should be (off by > 1 character).
> Yes -- when I view your quotation from my mail above in Mutt, it's
> aligned correctly, but as soon as I cut & paste it into an Emacs buffer,
> it's misaligned again, the exact same way as displayed in the *Buffer List*...
If the double width characters are not exactly twice as wide as the
single width characters there is not much that can be done about that.
Andreas Schwab, address@hidden
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