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Re: Emacs 24.0.90 Pretest Windows Binaries

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs 24.0.90 Pretest Windows Binaries
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 14:12:38 +0200

> Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 18:10:59 +0800
> From: Kevin Yu <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> It seems like the windows font back-end assumes fonts with bold and
> normal weights have same font-width. When I set the default font to a
> font has different width in normal and bold weights, for example
> Monaco, DejaVu Sans Mono, some of the glyphs are overlapped. The
> letters 'e', 'D' in the attached picture is overlapped.

I cannot reproduce this with DejaVu Sans Mono (I don't have the other
font you mention).  Can you show a reproducible recipe starting from
"emacs -Q"?

In general, Emacs doesn't "assume" anything about fonts, it receives
all the info about a font from the font itself.  At least AFAIK.

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