quodlibet wrote:I have noticed that bold and italic styles are ignored for certain fonts. After reading various bits and pieces about how Sublime handles fonts, I am still confused. I would like to use Droid Sans Mono but when I switch to it, the bold and italic styles which worked fine with Consolas, Meslo, etc, are ignored. Any ideas?
quodlibet wrote:I thought I knew the answer to this question to be yes, but I'm less sure know. Droid Sans Mono comes in a single .ttf file but all applications except ST can output bold & italic. Does this mean that whatever Linux uses for font rendering does this on the fly?
Edit: Yes that seems to be the case. Droid Sans Mono does not provide bold and italic.
pete340 wrote:Hmm, is there a hint of disapproval in what I've just said?
quodlibet wrote:pete340 wrote:I've been switching between Consolas and Meslo but I have various niggles with both of these. Oh, well.
SeanWcom wrote:Out of curiosity, is one of the problems you see with Meslo the left indentation (or tab stops)? I indent with two spaces as my tabs (no tabs allowed) and I find that the left side of my text does not line up with the guidelines that are shown at the proper two space indentation. Very strange.
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