xlsfonts character cell

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat Apr 22 08:58:16 UTC 2017

Chuck Pergiel <c.pergiel at gmail.com> writes:

> What the heck is a 'Character Cell' font and how is it different from the
> other two kinds?

Fixed and 'ink inside', which is to say that all of the lit pixels are
inside a rectangle defined by the font ascent/descent and the width of
each character.

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