31832Re: setting font and fontsize in VIM
- Aug 31, 2002Mark Khemma wrote:
> Hello Antoine,have
> Thanks, that helped. But now my next question is if i download new
> TrueType fonts, how do i get Gvim to recognize them. At the moment i
> literally 5 fonts to choose from. Are those my only options? or can iother
> import more fonts (the fonts from my control panel/Fonts for instance).
> Mark .k
> On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:
>>>:set gfn=courier turns my window to courier turns to its obvious font
>>If you :set guifont=* you'll get a font menu where you can set, among
>>things, the font's size. Once you have set it, do :set guifont? tosee what
>>has been set. In my currently-open W98 gvim window, I havecharacter
>>guifont=Lucida_Console:h11:cDEFAULT (h is the height and c is the
>>see :help 'guifont'
In vim we can only use fixed-pitch fonts like Courier, Lucida Console,
I have eight of them, but only use Lucida Console bacause I find it the
most compact among the easy to read.
Lucida Sans, for example, is a pain.
And yes, if you install more fonts they will show in vim as long as they
are of the fixed kind.
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