136302Re: wide letter spacing when using gvim (GUI mode)
- Feb 20, 2013On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:48:28 PM UTC-6, alexdongli wrote:
> Dear Sirs,Thanks, those details and the screenshots help a lot.
> I am adding more details to my problem.
> I use monospace. I access gvim using xterm via reflectionX (an xterm app). I am attaching two files vim.png and gvim.png generated using the same vimrc and the same xterm. You will immediately see what I mean. Now I know it probably has something to do with guifontwide, but just cannot get the problem solved.
> My .vimrc file is simple:
> " set fileencodings=latin1 " tried this too but it does not work.
> set hlsearch
> set cinoptions=:0,p0,t0
> set cinwords=if,elsif,else,while,do,for,switch,case,foreach,unless,until
> set guifont=Monospace\ 8
> "set guifontset=Monospace \8 " tried this too but it does not work
> "set guifontwide=Monospace\ 8 " tried this too but it does not work.
I'm not 100% certain your "set guifont" line in your .vimrc is doing what you want; the exact string needed depends very much on your system.
Can you try, from gvim, the following command to select a font?
This should bring up a dialog where you can choose a font from a list of supported fonts and sizes.
If selecting a font in this way makes your issue go away, do:
to see what string you should put in your .vimrc to set the font permanently.
See http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Change_font if any of this confuses you.
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