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## Re: What font is this symbol in

 From: Tim X Subject: Re: What font is this symbol in Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 10:47:25 +1000 User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Sven Utcke <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I really would like to get this problem licked:
>
>> I like to use 10x20 as my font in Emacs, and never had any problem so
>> far.  However, here at my new employee I see weird interactions
>> between font-lock and what might be a coding issue.  If, e.g., I use
>> "\bf" in a LaTeX-mode file (deprecated, I know :-) I instead see what
>> looks roughtly like "¥bf" (it's actually a differently looking
>> Yen-symbol, presumably from a different font).
>
> So how do I debug this?  More specifically, how do I find out from
> what font a particular symbol in an emacs-buffer is taken?
>

For emacs 22, M-x describe-char should give you some relevant details.

Tim