3.1 Konsole font problem

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Sat Mar 8 16:28:32 GMT 2003

On Sunday 09 March 2003 02:27, Philip Scott wrote:
> > m  y   t  e  x  t    l  o  o  k  s   l  i  k  e   t  h  i  s
> Heya, I'm no expert, but I would guess this is because you're trying to use
> non-fixed width fonts in konsole. Konsole has to have a fixed charachter
> width to render e.g. text based dialog boxes and properly formatted text -
> if the font you're using doesn't have a fixed width, it makes the default
> width the width of the widest charachter and then fits the other
> charachters into this. The solution is simply to use fixed width fonts such
> as courier, or (my personal favourite) 'lucidia console'. Again, I must
> stress this is just an educated guess :)

See also http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52538

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