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Re: use-default-font-for-symbols vs. emojis

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: use-default-font-for-symbols vs. emojis
Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 09:40:27 +0200

> From: Kévin Le Gouguec <>
> Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 00:40:00 +0100
> >                                               it was with U+2699, for
> > which I see no reason to use a font different from the default, except
> > in exceptional cases (for which you have that variable).
> In my case, the reason is as trivial as "it wooks pwetty".

Then there's an alternative: change your default font.

> I do acknowledge that using e.g. Noto Color Emoji comes with a few
> disadvantages though (characters have variable widths; their foreground
> color cannot be set…)

That's exactly one of the reasons why Emacs by default prefers the
default font, which is fixed-pitch and its size matches the rest of
the text.

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