[EversonMono] Everson Mono not monospaced
Benjamin R. Haskell
eversonmono at benizi.com
Wed Jun 9 22:13:18 IST 2010
This same issue came up recently on the Vim Users list. (Glad I googled
'PANOSE', now that I'd seen it twice in a week.)
Instructions for how to set the PANOSE 'Proportion' property to
'monospaced' are in this post:
The instructions are for Windows, so should work for the OP, but similar
steps apply for Linux, if others are interested.
On Wed, 9 Jun 2010, Adam Twardoch wrote:
> It's possible that the font does not set the appropriate PANOSE "is
> monospaced" flag.
> On 10-06-09 22:50, Charles Reilly wrote:
> > I installed Everson Mono onto a Windows XP SP3 machine and found that
> > it wasn't monospaced! Windows Vista had the same problem. I was
> > using plain ASCII text.
> > After a bit more research I've found that sometimes it's monospaced
> > and sometimes it isn't.
> > When applications (e.g. Notepad) use the Uniscribe API for text output
> > Everson Mono isn't monospaced. Uniscribe supports more font features
> > (e.g. font shaping) than the older Windows font rendering APIs.
> > When applications (e.g. Word 6) don't use Uniscribe the output is monospaced.
> > However, other monospaced fonts (Courier New and various Chinese
> > fonts) work fine with Uniscribe so it isn't clear if the fault lies
> > with Uniscribe or Everson Mono.
> > Cheers,
> > Charles
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