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How to find out current font used in my Emacs? I'm using GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.29) of 2010-05-08 on black.local `

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In my version of Emacs, I can get the information by entering M-x describe-font.

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When doing that, it prompts Font name (default current choice for ASCII chars): What does that mean? What should I do there? – qazwsx May 10 '12 at 18:02
@duperuser: I just hit Enter... – choroba May 10 '12 at 18:06
This is an answer to the second question, but not the first one. After hitting Enter, is the displayed info about the font used for displaying ASCII characters ONLY? If so, how to find out the fonts used for displaying non-ASCII ones? – qazwsx May 10 '12 at 20:34
@choroba after hitting enter on M-x describe-font I get "No fonts being used" on the mini-buffer – MarcusJuniusBrutus Sep 9 '13 at 17:18
@MenelaosPerdikeas: Are you running emacs in a text terminal? – choroba Sep 9 '13 at 17:46

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