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Erratic font behavior after upgrading from 27.1 to 29.1 related to --no-x-resources

After upgrading Emacs from 27.1 to 29.1 yesterday (both compiled from source without configure settings except for --prefix) I am seeing erratic behavior of the fonts. The issue vanishes, when I start ...
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Slowly updating text appears to be in overwrite rather than insert mode--but isn't

I'm running emacsclient -nw and I notice sometimes the buffer appears to be in overwrite mode---I'll go to the beginning of a line and start typing, and when I do the existing text does not get pushed ...
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How to change the way control codes are rendered?

ASCII defines some control codes: for example 0x0A for Line Feed or 0x09 for Hoizontal Tab. Emacs gives them a meaning by the way they are rendered. 0x09 moves the succeeding text horizontally and ...
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Accents not rendering properly over greek letters in GUI mode

I noticed that (at the moment) accents are not properly positioned over Greek letters, for example the greek Letter pi (Unicode 03C0) with a combining circumflex accent (Unicode 0302) (used a lot in ...
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Can Emacs enriched-text be displayed by other applications, browsers?

Emacs enriched-text stores test properties like font and colours that can be quite useful (colours in build logs, RTF-like documents, etc...) Is there any other applications capable of rendering Emacs ...
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Emacs org mode WYSIWYG editing

Intro Is it possible to replicate the following rendering of org mode blocks like in LogSeq? I have done some research but failed to find any kind of solution that would achieve it and I have a ...
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How to export the current buffer with it's syntax highlighting to a WYSIWYG output?

I would like to use emacs to "render" text to an output file. Is there a way to export the buffer with all font-locking to a file? (The exact format may not matter HTML or terminal-escaped ...
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What are these underlines shown for whitespace at the end of some lines?

The following screenshot shows Emacs 26.3 (GNU Emacs 26.3 (build 2, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.14) of 2020-03-26, modified by Debian) editing a Markdown file: Note that on some lines of ...
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(load-theme) at the bottom of .emacs, or manually renders a different screen

Adding this line at the very end of the .emacs file, that loads a default theme coming with the Emacs package, (load-theme 'tsdh-dark) the (main) screen looks like Note the black-on-dark text, the ...
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How to customize the rendering of the straight lines in mode line?

Here are two examples of what I mean: The lines are rendered in a different color as the background, so they are clearly seen: The lines are rendered in the same color as the background, so they can ...
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EWW very slow opening of certain pages

This question was asked on stackoverflow. Just cross posting it here for better visibility. I am too facing the same issue. I'm using EWW Emacs browser for opening various remote pages(mostly ...
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Throttle transient-mark-mode highlighting?

When I'm using remote X forwarding to run X toolkit emacs and I press C-SPC and move the cursor around, things get very slow. The emacs profiler says all the time is spent in line-move-visual, but I ...
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Is frame background considered a face?

I would like to know if Emacs treats empty portions of the frame as faces. I want to know because I wonder if the background of an Emacs frame is drawn separately of other elements on the screen. ...
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emacs 25.3 not rendering correctly, especially after resize

The problem is when emacs starts, the right 1/4 of the window doesn't repaint and shows whatever window was behind it. Also on resize, sometimes the font and the cursor get way too big and the ...
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render image in .org file after creating its link

After I insert this link into an .org file, it looks like a link: [[./relative_path/rock.jpg]] Is there a convenient way to render the image? Opening and closing Emacs renders the image, but it's ...
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Does emacs use ncurses to render in the terminal?

I was trying to figure out how Emacs renders so fast in the terminal, especially since I think it might have to redraw a large portion (or all the terminal) most of the time. But I haven't yet dug ...
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Copy non-printable characters as displayed by Emacs

Very similar to this question: Copy text as it is rendered by Emacs but what I need is to coy the ^M, ^E and so on characters as they are displayed. (Otherwise the text in clipboard gets truncated).
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Programmatically check whether a unicode character will render as tofu

Is there a way to programmatically determine whether a given unicode character will render as tofu in some context in Emacs? Some bug-flavored (U+1F41B) tofu renders in a face using DejaVu Sans Mono:
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Techniques for rendering rotated text in emacs?

What techniques exist to render rotated text in emacs? By this I mean physical rotation of text by an arbitrary angle and shown inline in a buffer as shown here: (alignment of text in my sample is ...
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Cancel printing of long string in buffer

Sometimes when in e.g. a Python or SQL buffer I accidentally evaluate something that outputs e.g. multiple megabytes of text into the buffer. >>> zps = _read_zipfile_container(br.response()....
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How can I hide formatting marks after the formatting they define has been applied in markdown mode?

I am using markdown mode with the modifications suggested in the excellent answer I received to a previous question. My aim is to have basic rendering capabilities within emacs itself so I can ...
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Can I take vector (SVG) screenshots of Emacs?

The gtk-vector-screenshot program can be used to take vector screenshots of Gtk-3 applications. It seems to work by asking the application to redraw itself onto an SVG canvas. Emacs on GNU/Linux can ...
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Emacs 24 Gui and Retina Display

I've got a macbook pro with a retina display and Emacs 24.5. DocView rendering of pdf are very blurry. There is a few threads on the subjects but they deal with setting a higher resolution which didn'...
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some unicode characters such as "⊆" occupy 3 lines in emacs 24.4.1 on ubuntu gnome 15.04 64bit

Not every unicode character occupies 3 lines, but '⊆', '∈', and other unicode mathematical symbols occupy 3 lines in emacs on my system. How can I fix this rendering bug?
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Copy text as it is rendered by Emacs

I have Emacs doing a bunch of smart things to display text for me. In particular, some text has the invisible property set, and I'm running adaptive-wrap with <!-- adaptive-wrap-extra-indent: 3 --&...
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Emacs is blurry on scaled Windows displays (eg. Surface)

To smooth my embedded workflow I have succombed to buying a Microsoft Surface. Like the early days of MacOS retina screens Emacs is all blurry. Does anyone know if there is any support for scaled ...
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