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From: Yee Keat Phuah <ykphuah@gmail.com>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Ryan <rswaggie@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Custom Fonts Fail with Tables
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:42:51 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9caafe030902012242o6d3ec0f1oc2721fe978e7c932@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2ljspq0ql.fsf@fastmail.fm>

Hi,

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 5:57 AM, Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org> wrote:
>
> Ryan <rswaggie@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> When I change the default font to a custom font (such as Calibri or Arial),
>> the tables seem to get messed up.
>
> Calibri and Arial are sans-serif (i.e., not monospaced) fonts. Tables in
> these fonts will not align, since the space between characters varies.

Adding to that, I would like to report that Chinese characters inside
tables will also cause the table to be misaligned. I guess its the
font width calculation issue as well. As far as I can tell visually,
each chinese character occupies 1.5 places of a monospaced font width.

Cheres,
Phuah Yee Keat

      reply	other threads:[~2009-02-02  6:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-01 21:47 Ryan
2009-02-01 21:57 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-02-02  6:42   ` Yee Keat Phuah [this message]

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