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Rendering of unicode symbols in urxvt (height / width) vs. gnome-terminal

gnome-terminal renders the unicode symbols (arrows) in my prompt different from urxvt: They are displayed across the whole line's height, have less spacing in-between, but more appropriate ...
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Why does MPlayer OSX Extended generate fontconfig on my desktop?

I use MPlayer OSX Extended as my primary video player. However, every time I play a video, a fontconfig folder appears on my desktop containing a few random .cache-3 files. Deleting this folder will ...
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How to make the cygwin fontconfig package inherit Windows fonts?

I'm using a cygwin64 build of ffmpeg (1, 2) to burn subtitles into a video file as follows: $ ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -vf subtitles=file.srt file.ts ffmpeg version 1.2.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg ...
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Excel: When I use =A1 I want the cell to copy the cell as well as the font formatting

I'm creating "Bingo" style cards in Excel for a maths lesson. On my master sheet I have x^2 (the 2 is superscript). When I use =A1 to duplicate the cell it doesn't copy the font formatting. In stead I ...
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Korean characters not appearing in Korean Windows XP computer

I am using a Korean software (with a partial English interface) in a Korean Version of Windows XP SP 3 However, in parts of the software, even when I change the interface to Korean, Korean letters ...
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Powerline Patched Fonts on OSX 10.9.3 - iTerm2 & Chrome

I'm looking for a working solution for rendering powerline characters on OSX in iTerm2 and Chrome. There's a lot of documentation around I've attempted to use several methods, none seem to work ...
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Centos 6 Eclipse font rendering at 8pt

I am running Centos 6.4 and Eclipse Juno and I like coding at 8pt size. I keep seeing a few letters with no spaces in between them. I have tried DejaVu Sans Mono Book, Droid Sans Mono etc. The font in ...
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Setting custom (Powerline) fonts in the default OSX Terminal app

I was able to set a custom font in Iterm 2 by setting the Non-ASCII option in Iterm's setting. I was not able to find a similar option in the default Mac OS Terminal. How can I do this for Mac OS ...
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How can I fix this display size issue in Windows 7 Character Map?

The last few times I've opened the character map (Win 7), the "highlighted" character and the "selected" characters have shown up very tiny. Clicking on a character to highlight it makes it even ...
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Make style changes in notepad++ permanent

When I select a theme and make changes to the font name and font size, they always default back to original settings whenever I reopen notepad++. Is there a way of making font name and size changes to ...
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fontconfig: cannot change font family

this is my ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <fontconfig> <match target="font"> <edit ...
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font-config: specific style as generic family

Hello I need help with setting Source Code Pro as monospace font on Fedora 20/KDE. I downloaded version 1.017 from SourceForge and copied seven otf files to /usr/share/fonts/SourceCodePro/. Here are ...
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How to match the font “Helvetica” to “Adobe Helvetica”

I'am using OpenSuse 12.2 and installed various font-packages. Fontconfig is triggered by SuSEConfig. So far, the installation seems ok. But I have the following problem: I have to use the font ...
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Font name with an “@” symbol; how they are different?

In any application(on my Win 7 pc), when i try to choose font, the common dialog box pops-up. There, I see some font-names start with @. While the most others don't. Why the @ symbol is used for? Are ...
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Linux: configure font to be treated as monospace

I'm trying to use the OCR-A font on Ubuntu. But it's not configured properly to be recgnized as monospace font. I understand that I need to have a local fonts.conf file or somethign like that. But ...
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mplayer fontconfig annoyance on windows

The mplayer build I use on windows reloads the font cache every time I restart my computer. I found out the cause of this is that I clear the temp dir on restart and it keeps the font cache there. I ...
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Mac — Macports/Wine errors: NCurses library and Fontconfig

I've been trying to get Wine on my Mac to run some of my old PC games. I used Macports to install it, but it didn't work right away. I followed This tutorial, and then looked around a bit on the web ...
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Rxvt Unicode does not display U+E0B0, even though my font includes it

Unicode / font configuration headaches. I've installed tmux-powerline and, per the recommendation, patched my Inconsolata font. The goal here is to display cute little wedge-arrow things, like U+E0B0, ...
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Font list not refreshing in apps in debian

I copied a bunch of .ttf and otf fonts into ~/.fonts, made sure permissions where set to my user/group and ran fc-cache ~/.fonts. Opened up GIMP and Geany but the fonts aren't available. Any idea ...
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In Xorg fontconfig, why two font caches, /var/cache and $HOME? Possible to get rid of the latter?

In Xorg fontconfig, there're (at least) two fontcaches, by default /var/cache/fontconfig and ~/.fontconfig, defined in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf. Q1. But what's the rationale? Only one, the system wide ...
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Gentoo emerge shows dependency conflict

When I try to run this command: emerge -avuDN world I get this message: WARNING: One or more updates have been skipped due to a dependency conflict: media-libs/freetype:2 ...
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How do I make Emacs honor ~/.fonts.conf?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and I've installed the emacs-snapshot package via apt-get. When I run this Emacs, it honors my ~/.fonts.conf file. (I can tell because the fonts change if I remove the file.) ...
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how to check all available characters in a font file?

I have some truetype fonts which support UTF-8 characters. I can use "fc-list" to find certain font. How can I check all available characters in some font? Such as how many characters supported in "AR ...
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Using a given font for ASCII and another for unicode

I would like to set up emacs so that it uses -outline-Courier New-normal-normal-normal-mono-16-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1 to display ASCII characters and -outline-Arial Unicode ...
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Why is fc-cache not installing fonts for me in Fedora 15

I have all the fonts I want in the directory ~/winFonts. In this directory there are a number of symlinks to the real font files. Now I run fc-cache -fv .winfonts And I see a message saying 453 new ...
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Why is my system (Ubuntu) using FreeSans font for sans-serif/arial/helvetica web rendering?

Recently, I noticed that my web browsers (Chrome, Firefox) are using a strange font for all the sans-serif/helvetica/arial/etc. text. I believe it's FreeSans, after inspecting a bunch of fonts. It ...
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Missing glyphs in Terminus font, how to setup a fallback font?

Most of my work happens in a terminal, so I need a clear, readable font. I've settled a while ago on Terminus (http://sourceforge.net/projects/terminus-font/), which works wonders for me. I added ...
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Antialias not working in ubuntu lucid lynx 10.04

I have recently upgraded from karmic to lucid (plain ubuntu using gnome). Everything worked fine, but the characters now aren't anti-aliased any more, as you can appreciate from the screenshot: ...
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Font substitution with ~/.fonts.conf

I'm trying using ~/.fonts.conf to replace Helvetica with Droid Sans, here's the content of the file: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <fontconfig> ...
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Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu

I'm switching from Fedora 8 to Ubuntu 9.04, and I can't seem to get it to get a good font anti-aliasing to work. It seems that Ubuntu's fontconfig tries to keep characters in integral pixel widths. ...