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Re: Setting font to Lucida Grande on Mac OS X

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: Setting font to Lucida Grande on Mac OS X
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 18:51:45 -0500 (CDT)

Sancho Neves-Graca wrote:

   But putting in ~/.emacs

   (set-default-font "-*-Lucida Grande-*-120-*")

   returns Font '-*-Lucida Grande-*-120-*' is not defined.

   Is Lucida Grande available for Emacs on Mac OS X? If so, what is its 

Are you _sure_ that there _is_ a font '-*-Lucida Grande-*-120-*' on
your system?  The C-q trick worked perfectly for me.  I do not have
Lucida Grande on my system, but I successfully tried 
M-x set-frame-font <RET> -*-century schoolbook-* (with C-q <SPC>).

I use GNU/Linux and do not know whether you can run `xlsfonts' on Mac
OS X.  If you can, try:

xlsfonts -fn '-*-Lucida Grande-*'

You said that 'Lucida Grande' was the system default, but what about
the '-120' part?  Is that the system default too?  Is it available?



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