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Re: Font error Syntax


From: flebber
Subject: Re: Font error Syntax
Date: 18 May 2007 03:39:26 -0700
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On May 16, 11:44 pm, flebber <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I cannot get syntax working for emacs. I am on etch using gnome. I
> receive the following error
>
> Quote: (xim-xlib/warning) Can't get fontset resource for Input Method
>
> I have checked the options in emacs the best I can ( I am still
> learning emacs ) they do all appear to be okay. They are currently all
> set to default values. I installed xutils package and xfonts package
> was already installed.
>
> Any ideas on what to do next ?
>
> PS I tried setting the .emacs file to have
>
> Quote: (global-font-lock-mode 1)
>
> but this only creates further error
>
> Quote:  (initialization/error) An error has occurred while loading /
> home/flebber/.xemacs/init.el:
>               Symbol's function definition is void: global-font-lock-
> mode
>
> I have ended up with 2 emacs installed Xemacs which this error is
> coming from and emacs21 which cannot even render fonts.
> Am only learning emacs, well trying too am getting most of info from
> herehttp://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs-faq.text.
>
> Not sure which is better to use xemacs or emacs21 ( am only using
> Xemacs as emacs21 cannot render fonts)

Bugger as I thought it is always the easy questions that somehow
become the hardest.....  Bit of extra info since I last posted I used
'M-x customize-browse' to alter xemacs configuration but surprise
surprise the option for turning on font-lock-mode was disabled, why
doth xemacs hate font-lock-mode so much ?



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