[OT] emacs debian setup question

Andreas Bauer baueran at in.tum.de
Wed Nov 6 18:31:27 EST 2002

On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 02:59:04PM +1100, Rob Shugg wrote:
> After a fair bit of fiddling around I have my emacs colours working on a 
> newish debian install. The problem is when I try to open a file in a new 
> frame with ^x 5f the new frame has the wrong default typface so I get ugly 
> blocks through my non syntax highlighted code. How do I make the child window 
> keep the properties of the parent?

Define them globally, e.g. in the $HOME/.Xresources file add:


(Whether font locking is enabled or disabled is then a matter of your
preferences file, but at least the fonts should be consistent.)


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