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Re: IBM T42 laptop, font display problem
- From: "Dr. Volker Zell" <Dr dot Volker dot Zell at oracle dot com>
- To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 09:15:42 +0100
- Subject: Re: IBM T42 laptop, font display problem
- References: <D2312009-524E-11D9-93E3-000D9347DD70@mac.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
>>>>> Guy C Erb writes:
> I am having a problem with font display using Xemacs under Cygwin/X on
> my IBM T42 @ 1400x1050 (cygcheck output below). I generally use 12 pt
> Courier for writing code but it is very jaggy on my Cygwin/X
> install. I have tried most of the fonts and most of the sizes in the
> Xemacs menu and they all have the same (or similar) issue, the font
> *Fixed* is the least-worst and is what I am limping along with. When
> I ssh into the T42 from my 15" PowerBook, I also see the
> jaggies. When I ssh in from a Linux box using a CRT, then everything
> looks okay. So, possibly I am dealing with a LCD versus CRT issue. I
> have not had much luck *googling* the answer.
> If anyone has any thoughts or can point me in the right direction, I
> would greatly appreciate it.
I have this in my $HOME/.xserverrc
exec X -ac -nodecoration -rootless -nowinkill -clipboard -fp /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled,.....
and from my $HOME/.xinitrc I start xemacs with the following line:
/usr/bin/xemacs -geometry 137x28+0-3 &
>From the menubar I use: Options -> Fonts -> Courier
Looks fine here. Without the :unscaled I also dislike the font appearance.
Hope it helps