Re: Why had emacs 23 become so ugly?
On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 02:21:25AM +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> I'm still running squeeze. For some reason, when I run emacs now, it
> dieplays all my C and C++ files with a variable-width font, in which the
> indentations I've been using have become microscopic. What's more,
> carefully counted-out ASCII tables and diagrams have become unreadable.
> Why is this? Why has this nonsense been inflicted on programmers? What
> can I do about it? Why should it even be necessary to do anything,
> considering that emacs is presumably maintained by programmers?
This is possibly due to the default font setting. You can choose a
monospace font and have all the goodness you wished for. For instance,
the following works for me in my .emacs, but YMMV.
(setq running-emacs-23 (> emacs-major-version 22))
(progn (set-default-font "Monospace-7")))
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