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Bug#263877: Various display artifacts in uxterm



On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 09:35:57AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 12:10:49PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > The fix I made only applies to a case where the font doesn't contain
> > line-drawing characters (so I'm curious if it's the same case you're
> > reporting, or some other corner that has been overlooked).  It's easy
> > to check if the line-drawing characters are missing (the control right
> > mouse menu has an entry which can suppress xterm's built-in line-drawing,
> > and use whatever the font actually does).
> 
> If I check "Line-drawing characters" when mutt is running, the line-drawing
> characters it uses for threading are no longer displayed.  If I do the same
> with the hdparm man page, some of the spacing changes (though in odd and
> varying ways).

Then that does sound like the same bug.
 
> I have the standard xfonts-* packages installed, and UXTerm*font: 9x15.

"UXTerm*font: 9x15" could be a different problem.  xterm uses two sets of
fonts.  An "*" (asterisk) will cause the iso10646 fonts to be ignored since
they're given by a path such as

	uxterm.vt100.utf8fonts.font

which would conflict with (what you intend the 9x15 to apply to):

	uxterm.vt100.font

-- 
Thomas E. Dickey
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