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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, 2 Nov 2009 16:21:17 +0100
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*...