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Re: Fonts and rxvt
- From: Charles Wilson <cwilson at ece dot gatech dot edu>
- To: Mark Sheppard <msheppard at climax dot co dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:47:55 -0500
- Subject: Re: Fonts and rxvt
- References: <28A7C352840AD511AC9400508BE70AC2C16D22@FRUITMACHINE.brighton.climax.co.uk>
Please don't send me personal email related to cygwin. Keep it on the list.
Mark Sheppard wrote:
> That's something I've been wondering about so I'm glad this came
> up. Unfortunately it doesn't work for me. I installed that font
> (which is definitely working as it's a different size to the
> default), and I've set the CYGWIN environment variable to
> "codepage:oem" (didn't exist beforehand) but it doesn't work. Do
> you know what might be wrong? It's rxvt 2.7.2-10 and I'm in
> Europe so I guess Windows is using codepage 850 if that makes any
I dunno. I guess the European cp850 may have something to do with it. I
created LucidaP "by hand", remapping the linedraw characters into the
upper address space -- but that may have only been true on American
windows/default codepade. ??
> On a separate rxvt issue version 2.7.2-9 (IIRC) fixed the backspace
> key to generate ^? instead of ^H, but Alt-backspace is still
> generating Esc-^H rather than Esc-^?. Also Alt-Ctrl-X where X is
> any letter doesn't seem to generate anything at all. Please could
> these keys be fixed/added?
Don't ask me. Ask the list or the rxvt maintainer.
> There is also redraw bug when you drag the window partially
> off-screen and back on again. It looks like only the last exposed
> rectangle of the window is redraw and the rest get lost somehow.
Again, this is list fodder.
However, I must warn you: the answer is likely to be "patches gratefully
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