Note: This is a beta release of Red Hat Bugzilla 5.0. The data contained within is a snapshot of the live data so any changes you make will not be reflected in the production Bugzilla. Also email is disabled so feel free to test any aspect of the site that you want. File any problems you find or give feedback here.
Bug 84730 - gnome-terminal will not display ASCII bold characters
Summary: gnome-terminal will not display ASCII bold characters
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-terminal
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-02-20 22:12 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2003-02-20 22:39:47 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Need Real Name 2003-02-20 22:12:29 UTC
Description of problem:
I am unable to get gnome-terminal to display bold characters (as interpreted by
'ul' and 'less' for example).

xterm and KDE's 'konsole' handle this fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.0.1-5

How reproducible:
in gnome-terminal:
echo -e 'T\bTE\bES\bST\bT' | ul

Then repeat the above in xterm, noting that the characters appear in bold face
only in the latter.

Steps to Reproduce:
See above.
    
Actual results:
Normal-appearing characters

Expected results:
Bold characters

Additional info:
This is probably a little-known feature, but it is important in some applications.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2003-02-20 22:39:47 UTC
In 8.0 it does bold by darkening the character color, so bold isn't visible 
if using black text. 

In current rawhide (upcoming release) it double-draws the characters at 
an offset as in 7.3.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.