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Re: SOLVED - Re: xfce4-terminal fails to “pass through” environment variables




On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 10:52:11PM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
I'm using font "Fixed SemiCondensed" 8 pt in xfce4-term - and it
seems xfce4-terminal has some fallback to either some other font(s?)
but in any case, displays all Unicode chars I've tried to display,
whereas xterm fails on some chars I want to use. E.g.:

ƒ ("function" symbol) displays fine in both xterm and xfce4-terminal

but

❴ and ❵ (mathematical braces) only displays in xfce term, and not
xterm for a reason I have not been able to figure out.

Yeah, I've finally given up on xterm when it comes to unicode handling. I think it might come down to substituting characters that don't appear in the selected font, but whatever it is, other terminal emulators just work.
Mike Stone