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Re: Vim under DeadRat7.1
- To: developer at arabeyes dot org
- Subject: Re: Vim under DeadRat7.1
- From: Walid <walidshaari at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2002 20:35:00 +0000 (GMT)
I will try that once again :(, and keep you updated
--- Nadim Shaikli <shaikli at yahoo dot com> wrote: > --- Walid wrote:
> > I have followed the readme file, and still getting problems when it
> > comes to
> > set guifont=-misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--20-200-75-75-c-100-arabeyes-1
> > it says invalid font
> > Mohamed Zubair gave me a file 10x20.bdf ,a nd I tried
> > -Misc-Fixed-Medium-R-Normal--20-200-75-75-C-100-ISO10646-1
> > which does not give an error, but gives me lots of blank squares
> > instead of useful Characters
> I'd suggest sticking to the *-arabeyes-1 font file (since 10x20 will
> give you problems due to name collision with pre-existing font files
> which in turn will require you to play with font-path precedence - not
> worth the headache).
> As for the problem you describe, make sure that you run the following
> 'xset' commands,
> $ cd MY_FONT_HERE
> $ mkfontdir
> $ xset fp+ MY_FONT_HERE
> $ xset fp rehash
> where MY_FONT_HERE is the path to the directory in which "fonts.dir"
> resides which itself contains the *-arabeyes-1 font file (for more
> info read in detail the README included in the arabic vim patch).
> To further verify the existence of the font path/file, run
> $ xset -q
> and note the "Font Path" section, the MY_FONT_HERE path should be
> listed (when in doubt 'man xset')
> If that doesn't help, mail me privately...
> - Nadim
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