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Re: strange result for escaping "\" with other font-name

From: Thomas Morley
Subject: Re: strange result for escaping "\" with other font-name
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:51:16 +0200

2015-09-04 7:57 GMT+02:00 Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden>:

> > trying to escape "\" in a string leads to strange results, for some
> > font-names.
> > Example below was ok with 2.18.2
> >
> > \version "2.19.26"
> >
> > \markup \override #'(font-name . "Times New Roman") "\\<==what?"
> The displayed font is definitely not `Times New Roman'.  It seems that
> the font substituted by FontConfig is a CJK font using half-width
> glyphs, and there it sometimes happens that the `\' slot gets replaced
> with the Yen sign `¥', for compatibility with ancient Japanese
> practice.

Agreed, so far.

> I think there is nothing to be done here, since it displays a font
> problem (or bug).

Though, if 2.18.2 displays nicely (and it does), I'd tend to think
something on our part causes this misbehahiour.
(Ofcourse "Times New Roman" _is_ installed)


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