accessing fonts for emacs (Inconsolata)
On Sat, 01 Oct 2011 19:49:58 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
> I was convinced by arguments seen thru google, that I should install
> `inconsolata' fonts... did so but now emacs knows nothing about it.
What does that font provide to got you convinced? :-)
I use "Courier-New" for monospaced fonts and also like "Liberation-Mono".
> Googling on that subject has turned up a number of hits but so far it
> all seems somewhat dated. Discussing the use of xorg.conf to point to
> fonts and such.
> Can anyone steer me toward more recent information on how to allow emacs
> to access the true type fonts.
I'm not an Emacs user but until someone in the know gives you more
advice, I would start by looking into Emacs wiki:
> I have both xft and xftt running. Anyone know the server address for
> xlsfonts does not see inconsolata either.
Hum... you mean the font is not available system wide? Is the font listed
within another app, i.e., gedit, LibreOffice Writer...?
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