Re: Why are there no spaces in my title?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56041] Re: Why are there no spaces in my title?*From*: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 08:54:37 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <d356gd$out$1@smc.vnet.net> <d3822b$c9f$1@smc.vnet.net> <d3b14d$sfo$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, it is a long time ago that I used a SUN, but my X Window on a Linux box has the font path in the X11 configuration .. When the XWindow system starts it should include all the fonts in this directories automatical. Math5* hold the script alphabet, the Piecewise[] bracket and some symbols for the planets, the navigation characters for the presentation bar, some interational letters ... Regards Jens "David Kirkby" <david.kirkby at onetel.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:d3b14d$sfo$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > > > > "David Kirkby" <david.kirkby at onetel.net> > > schrieb > > im Newsbeitrag > > news:d356gd$out$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > > >>This notebook, > >> > >>http://www.southminster-branch-line.org.uk/tmp/lockin-simulation-results.nb > >> > >>has been created from scratch and edited in > >>Mathematica 5.1. > > >>The title looks fine on the PC, with the > >>correct > >>spacing between the words. > >> > >>In contrast, when viewed on the Sun, there are > >>no spaces between the > >>letters, so it reads > >>"ComputermodellingofaDSPbasedlock-inamplifier, > >>usingadelayline." > > > Jens-Peer Kuska wrote: > > Hi, > > > > the fonts of your XWindow system ? > > I would assume that X has not a font in the > > size > > of your title and try to scale a existing > > font, > > but the scaling fail for the space character. > > > > Regards > > Jens > > You are right there - the problem only appears > on large font sizes. Is > there anything I can do about it? The > Mathematica font files seem to > have names that are not too helpful - i.e. you > don't see Courier, Times, > Helvetica etc, but numbers. What is > 'Mathematica5Mono-Bold.pfa' supposed > to be for example - anyones guess really. One > might hazard at a guess it > is a bold version of a monospaced font, but > nothing more than that. > > I have at the minute included the Mathematica > fonts, but they are on the > *end* of the font path. I don't know if that is > searched in order, but > if so, perhaps there is an advantage in putting > the Mathematica fonts in > front of the Sun X ones, although the > mathematica binary appended them > on the end. > > "xset q" shows my font path includes both > > /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/5.1/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1 > > and > > /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/5.1/SystemFiles/Fonts/BDF > > but they are at the *end* of the list of about > 10 font directories. > > > -- > Dr. David Kirkby, > G8WRB > > Please check out http://www.g8wrb.org/ > of if you live in Essex > http://www.southminster-branch-line.org.uk/ >