[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs - any way to force fixed-width fonts?

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 07:09:28 EDT 2016


Read the documentation for `aquamacs-autoface-mode’ and turn that mode off.

You can configure faces as you see fit.

Hope that helps.

- David

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> On Aug 6, 2016, at 2:24 AM, Piotr Isajew <bulkmsgs at ex.com.pl> wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm using emacs (and on Mac OS X - Aquamacs) extensively for
> tasks ranging from programming through e-mail composing and
> organizing my projects in org-mode.
> For those activities I found it impractical to use proportional
> width fonts.
> On my OpenBSD machines adding something like:
> (custom-set-faces
> '(default ((t (:family "DejaVu Sans Mono"
>           :foundry "unknown" :slant normal
>           :weight normal :height 136
>           :width normal)))))
> to ~/.emacs file is enough to make GNU emacs use fixed width
> fonts as expected.
> However Aquamacs has an annoying "feature" of (re-?)setting font
> to proportional width font in certain situations (like making a
> new frame or opening file in certain mode).
> This breaks alignment of several things like source code,
> org-mode tables and even calendar buffers. I really don't see
> much value of having proportional width font when composing this
> message...
> So my question is: is there any way to force Aquamacs to use
> fixed-with fonts for everything?
> Kind regards,
> Piotr
> PS. I'm using tang-dark theme, if that matters.
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