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Gvim font loading issue

Possibly related: Gvim displays wrong font when set from _gvimrc, but correct font when set from menus I'm experimenting a weird behavior with gvim (under GNU/Linux) while trying to set up a specific ...
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trouble installing powerline pre-patched fonts on mavericks 10.9.2

I have already installed vim-powerline in vim using vundle, but I am having trouble installing any of the pre-patched powerline fonts in the Lokaltog/powerline-fonts github repo. When I download one ...
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Vim not making font italic when it should?

I use gvim and use the colorscheme called slate. I modified it a bit and saved the changes in .vim/colors/slate-mine.vim and all the changes take effect except for one. I wanted to make all comments ...
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'show more fonts' option on gVim

In the Select Font... dialog of gVim, there's a link at the lower left that says Show more fonts. When I click it, I'm simply taken to the Fonts folder in Control Panel. How can I use that to set a ...
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how to change the font in text mode VIM (not gvim with GUI)

I'd like to change the default font in VIM to Adobe Source Code Pro on a CentOS server (without desktop GUI). I've installed the OTF fonts in the package. How can I have the new monospace font set ...
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Font characters change to gibberish sporadically in vim

I use vim on a Mac in iTerm2 (ie - not MacVIM) and within a tmux session. I have powerline installed, so that's something to keep in mind. Sometimes, when I'm typing in a particular file, for some ...
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Vim: Broken colors on start

I'm using uxterm and vim with the following .vimrc: https://github.com/dbrgn/dotfiles/blob/master/.vimrc When I open a file in vim and don't push any key, colored text is rendered using bold font and ...
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ubuntu mono font on vim across linux and windows have different spacing?

On windows gvim: http://i.imgur.com/K8cjO3U.png On ubuntu gvim(same on vim): http://i.imgur.com/Nudu5o8.png Why is the padding across the two operating systems so different? Is this a changable ...
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Changing font in console Vim

I need to change the size of the font inside the terminal Vim (not GUI Vim!). I am working on Windows, what kind of command can I use (I'll map it to a key after that). I do not want to go and change ...
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opening vim in tmux, i've got fonts in bold

So I've got a problem, when opening vim in tmux, all fonts become in bold. my in configuration i have: set t_Co=256. Even when this being set to 8, some bolding disappears, on some keywords. I'm ...
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Vim how to change font without having the font installed on the computer?

I was wondering how to change the font used in gvim to Inconsolata without having the font installed on the system (to C:/Windows/Fonts) I have the font on a usb drive and I want to make vim portable, ...
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235 views

Monospace font which supports at least both of Korean hangul and the Georgian alphabet?

Being both a language enthusiast and a programmer, I find myself often doing programming or text processing involving foreign language alphabets and scripts. One annoyance however is that CJK fonts ...
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Is there any way to use multiple fonts simultaneously in Vim?

I'm looking to use Consolas and Helvetica (for example) within the same buffer.
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Different size text for different lines: GVIM or any other IDE

In an effort to get more lines of text on the screen in widescreen monitors1 I have tried decreasing the font size. I find that I can get enough2 lines of text at font size 8px or 10px, but I prefer ...
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Vim OS-based config

For a reason I can't figure out, the Monaco font doesn't render the same at all on Mac and Linux... It's really beautiful on my Macbook but not on Linux where I use Inconsolata. I've got a dotfiles ...
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What could cause strange characters in Vim?

I'm have this really strange problem in Vim using the NERD tree plugin, where, as you can see in the picture, the characters are showing up very strange. Where there is the ahat, ~V 3/4 it should be ...
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454 views

Display characters on a square grid?

How can I display characters as if they are square in vim? The characters themselves don't need to be square, but if you were to draw a grid through all centre points of the characters it should make ...
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How do I make Vim beautiful (read: Textmate font/color ) on Mac OS X Lion?

I am just starting to make the Textmate to Vim switch. I love it, but it's so ugly. I'm running Mac OS X Lion and needed Ruby support so I am using Vim 7.3 as installed via Homebrew not the Vim Lion ...
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How can I set the default font for gvim on Windows?

I use gvim on Windows. By default it uses the Fixedsys font, but I would like to use Consolas as the default font instead. I tried to set it using the menu option; it worked but it was reset the next ...
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Customize text editor and terminal to use non-monospaced fonts without the horrible results?

I want to experiment with all fonts, including those that aren't mono-spaced. I understand the reason for using monospaced fonts, but frankly they don't seem legitimate to me. For instance, one ...
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1answer
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gvim font settings in windows

I want to use anti-aliasing and hinting with gvim on windows. On my *nix box I just added the following to my .Xresources file: Xft.antialias: true Xft.rgba: rgb Xft.hinting: true ...
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How to use a downloaded TrueType font with Emacs and Vim under Windows 7?

I downloaded the DejaVu font, and installing the TrueType (.ttf) files to C:\WINDOWS\Fonts enabled me to use them in EmEditor. How can I make Vim and Emacs to use this font as the default?
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Gvim displays wrong font when set from _gvimrc, but correct font when set from menus

This question applies to gVim running on Windows. I have the following line in my _gvimrc set guifont=Lucida_Sans_Typewriter:h11:cANSI When gVim starts up, it strange italicizes everything! A call ...