[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: 1.23: UTF-8 device: more display oddities

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: 1.23: UTF-8 device: more display oddities
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 18:24:23 +0200
User-agent: s-nail v14.9.24-297-g9844dfc386

Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in
 |Ralph Corderoy wrote in
 | <>:
 ||>   ` U+0060, GRAVE ACCENT, "backtick"
 ||> is displayed as
 ||> which in Liberation Mono (at least!) this reverses the direction of
 ||> the tick.
 ||This shows the problem.
 ||    pango-view --backend ft2 --header --font 'Liberation Mono' \
 ||        --dpi 96 --hinting none \
 ||        -t "$(troff -Tutf8 <<<'`'\'' \`\'\'' \(aq' | grotty)"
 ||The font's designers have chosen to make the 6 and 9 quotes both lean to
 ||the right and, as is common today, to have very slight bulges so they
 ||are similar in appearance.

..just to add that Liberation seems to be a free font used as
a default in LibreOffice, which i did not know until just now,
searching for a different monospace font.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]