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Re: Unable to use custom font in 21.2.1

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Unable to use custom font in 21.2.1
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 11:08:26 +0100
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address@hidden (Max Spring) writes:

> When I try to bring up one of these fonts with 'set-default-font', a
> scalable font is used instead of my own.  On the other hand, a
> 'set-default-font 10x20' works as expected.

Do you use the long-font-name-with-lotsa-dashes?  

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On December 15, 2002 at 2:09AM +0200,
Michael Livshin <address@hidden> wrote:

> LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8

> now, if I select a chunk of cyrillic text in Mozilla and paste it into
> Emacs, I do indeed get the same-looking text.  however, the char codes
> are different from whatever Emacs itself chooses for the same entities
> if I type them into it (which is just weird, but no biggie), and (as a
> consequence, probably) the pasted text is shown in a different font
> (which is butt ugly).

How about `/usr/bin/env LC_ALL=ru_RU.ISO-8859-5 /usr/bin/mozilla'?
(The UTF-8 bug might exist in Mozilla or in Xlib...)

Tatsuya Kinoshita

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