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Re: font-use-system-font not available


From: Jai Dayal
Subject: Re: font-use-system-font not available
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:31:23 -0400

Thanks for the reply. I guess I just want Emacs to use whatever the system
font is my terminal uses by default.. I have no idea what that is, so I
guess I'll have to figure out these X settings stuffs.

Jai


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:25 PM, W. Greenhouse <address@hidden>wrote:

> Jai Dayal <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying to get the GUI emacs to use the same font as my terminal (the
> > terminal has "use the system fixed width font" checked).
> >
> > I've read in the manual
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Fonts.html
> >
> > That I can set font-use-system-font to t, however, that variable seems to
> > be undefined for me.
>
> Note where the manual says "For this to work, Emacs must have been
> compiled with Gconf support." Perhaps your Emacs wasn't?
>
> A lower-tech, non-gconfy alternative would be to set both Emacs and
> terminal font via X resources, e.g. "*font: foo".
>
>
>


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