Bug 19731 - xterm in XFree86-4.0.1-1 has font problems
xterm in XFree86-4.0.1-1 has font problems
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-24 21:35 EDT by dh_redhat
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-31 14:00:50 EST
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Description dh_redhat 2000-10-24 21:35:20 EDT
When using the 'fixed' font with xterm, the bold version of it is
unreadable.
Note that the same font setting (fixed, bold) in rxvt or gnome-terminal
looks correct.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-31 10:19:36 EST
Hmm.  Seems to look ok on my machine..  perhaps I'm not set up the same tho..

Can you provide me with the exact steps to duplicate the problem?
Comment 2 dh_redhat 2001-03-31 14:00:46 EST
I run 'xterm -fn fixed', my shell is 'zsh' with the prompt set as PS1='%B%n%b@%m
(%B%~%b%)%!%# ' The bold part of the prompt is unreadable when using xterm, but 
it is fine with rxvt.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2001-10-31 22:14:10 EST
I consider this a configuration problem rather than a bug.  If you
play around with font settings, you should be able to get it to
display.

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