On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Mike Kupfer <mike.kupfer(a)xemacs.org> wrote:
Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Mike Kupfer <mike.kupfer(a)xemacs.org> wrote:
> > xemacs -eval "(shell-command (concat \"echo \" (face-font-name
'default) \" > `tty`\"))" -kill
> xemacs -batch -eval "(princ ...)"
> is the way to do this.
Thanks. Unfortunately, -batch apparently does something so that
Yeah, that sounds right. face-font-name will instantiate the
specifier, and if you're in batch, you'll get nothing. face-font
returns the whole specifier, which will be printed out.
FWIW, I think his XEmacs is configured for bitmap fonts.
OK, then he'll have to use X11 XLFDs.
And I don't understand why he's not able to see text, unless
something to do with falling back to Courier when Courier isn't
That may be it, but I would think that would produce an error if no
font can be instantiated.
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