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Re: monospace character set

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 11:19:55 +0100
To: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
Cc: jlanus@netscape.net, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030103111955.4c1bcff2.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Mon, 23 Dec 2002 09:50:42 -0500
"John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca> wrote:

> 
> i found the fonts.win file but have some problems ----
> 1] i could not find a block for western european typeset !!
> 2] i searched the doc folder but could find no reference to this file.
> Methinks there should be a help topic on how to alter this file
> to obtain good results with monospace.
> And perhaps add a gui menu item for it in the future... other
> browsers allow users to pick default font-families from their gui. 

It's in our plan to add that gui menu.

> a temp try will be to force a specific family in the doc itself
> this will check whether it is just the default family amaya chooses
> (and alterable from font.win i hope)   or  something deeper ...
> will be testing   ... thanks for the good info ... it is a help
> 
> On 23 Dec 2002 at 7:22, Juan Lanus wrote:
> 
> Date forwarded: 	Mon, 23 Dec 2002 05:18:59 -0500 (EST)
> To:             	www-amaya@w3.org
> From:           	Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net>
> Date sent:      	Mon, 23 Dec 2002 07:22:20 -0300
> Copies to:      	www-amaya@w3.org
> Subject:        	Re: monospace  character set
> Forwarded by:   	www-amaya@w3.org
> 
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> 
> John:
> 
> Now I understand. The gaps I see are the same you see in Amaya. Only 
> that they are OK for me.
> Try changing the Amaya monotype  font.
> The fonts.win file lives in the config subdirectory of your Amaya 
> install location.
> Edit the lines starting with "3" with the name of your favourite 
> monotype font, the font name must be written exactly as it appears in 
> the fonts list.
> Then restart Amaya and you are done.
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> Juan Lanus
> TECNOSOL
> Argentina
> 
> John Russell wrote:
> John Russell wrote:
> > I have added snapshots of what i see using windows 98.  Notice the
> > large gaps in the amaya shot that do not exist in the Phoenix one...
> > I would be interested in what platform you have  and what method
> > you use to set Amaya generic family types ....  the css uses generic
> > monospace ... and if i can set to those used by other browsers, i would
> > be very happy...  right now the preformat is very disturbing when compared to
> > other browsers. 
> > 
> > On 22 Dec 2002 at 18:51, Juan Lanus wrote:
> > 
> > Date forwarded: 	Sun, 22 Dec 2002 16:47:37 -0500 (EST)
> > To:             	www-amaya@w3.org
> > From:           	Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net>
> > Date sent:      	Sun, 22 Dec 2002 18:51:07 -0300
> > Subject:        	Re: monospace  character set
> > Forwarded by:   	www-amaya@w3.org
> > 
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> > 
> > 
> > John Russell wrote:
> > 
> >>http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll/htmlqwks.htm
> > 
> > 
> > Hi, John
> > 
> > I'm seeing the page with Netscape 7, MSIE 5.5 and Amaya, and it looks 
> > almost the same with all three browsers in my W2K workstation.
> > I've compared spacially the part of the page with the teapot row.
> > 
> > I have set all browsers to render monospace with Lucida Console, but I'm sure
> > it would be the same with Courier New, the default mono font.
> > 
> > Saludos
> > 
> > Juan Lanus
> > TECNOSOL
> > Argentina
> > 
> > 
> >   //
> > John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> > http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
> > check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
> > check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> > check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> > 
> > 
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> > 
> 
> 
> 
>   //
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
> check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
> check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html
> 
> 


-- 
     Irene.
Received on Friday, 3 January 2003 05:28:42 UTC

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