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Re: font selection confusion

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: font selection confusion
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 20:37:35 +0900

Sorry for the late response on this matter.

In article <address@hidden>, Stephen Berman <address@hidden> writes:

> There's something peculiar with \u22ee in my Emacs (GNU Emacs
> (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.14.4) of 2009-03-01 on escher), which
> may be related.  I also use Dejavu Sans Mono (set in ~/.Xresources,
> along with xft as FontBackend).  In the Gnus *Article* buffer in which
> I'm reading Miles's post, both characters are displayed fine.  According
> to `C-u C-x =', both use the default font; here is the complete
> description of \u22ee:
> However, in this description, the vertical ellipsis is not displayed,
> but instead an empty box.  The same goes for the Message buffer into
> which I yanked the post from the *Article* buffer (again, the latter
> does display the vertical ellipsis).  Likewise if I just yank that
> character into any other buffer, and also if I start emacs -Q and insert
> it with ucs-insert or with `M-: (insert ?\u22ee)': it displays only as
> an empty box (again, with the default font Dejavu Sans Mono).  When I
> type `C-u C-x =' on any of these empty boxes, this is the result:

Do you still see this problem?  If so, please try this:

% emacs -Q
ESC : (setq font-log nil) RET
ESC : (insert ?\u22ee) RET
M-x font-show-log RET

and show me the contents of *Help* buffer.

Kenichi Handa

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