text formatting in coversation window (and new layout#@!)

Stu Tomlinson stu at nosnilmot.com
Mon Jul 9 08:38:51 EDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-07-08 at 19:22 -0400, Wes Morgan wrote:
> Now I find that pidgin cannot bold, italic or underline 
> formatting to any fonts inside the conversation window or the input box. 
> Going back to the monotone version doesn't fix the problem. I've been over 
> my system with a fine-toothed comb and *nothing* has changed.

Clearly *something* has changed, or you wouldn't be complaining about
the changed behavior :)

Arch linux users hit a similar problem and someone in #pidgin narrowed
it down to a problem with libXfont - this is even mentioned in ticket
#1873 which you found.

Maybe you too have libXfont problems?



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