Re: Font handling issues/suggestions/bugs
- On 02/04/09 09:25, George V. Reilly wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 12:05 AM, Ron Aaron<rambamist@...> wrote:
>> On Apr 2, 9:57 am, "George V. Reilly"<geo...@...> wrote:
>>> On a related note, it would be nice if it were possible to supply aThe difference between Vim and HTML/CSS is that in Vim the list search
>>> set of alternatives to guifont, as in CSS. GVim would work its way
>>> down the list until it found one that was present on the system; e.g.,
>>> :set guifont=Consolas:h12,Monaco:h12,Andale_Mono:h13,Lucida_Console,Courier:h13
>>> And then maybe the Vim-supplied fallback value of guifont could be
>>> changed to something pleasanter, especially on Windows, to, say
>>> Consolas,Lucida Console,Terminal.
>> guifont already does exactly this - see 'help guifont'. I've got gfn
>> set to something like what you list already.
> Damn! I can't believe that I missed that all these years.
is global (the list will be searched once when you set the option, and
the leftmost font found on the system will be applied to the whole of
Vim) while in HTML and CSS it is characterwise (for every character, the
first font in the list which has a nondefault glyph for that character
will be applied to it).
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