[arch-general] Emacs 23 window resize on startup

Frédéric Perrin frederic.perrin at resel.fr
Thu Jul 30 14:03:32 EDT 2009

Le jeudi 30 à 15:15, Edgar Kalkowski a écrit :
> I just updated to Emacs 23 which has new fancy font code with
> antialiasing etc. However the default font of 12pt is way too big for
> my taste. So I changed it to 10pt and saved the configuration to my
> ~/.emacs file.
> Everything works fine -- the font is smaller now -- but: Every time I
> start Emacs now the window first resizes to the dimensions that would
> be needed by the old (bigger) font.

I am not familiar enough with emacs' start-up process, but I would
venture that the initial frame is created before your init file is read.
Try specifying the font with a --font argument.

And kudos to Jürgen Hötzel for having made emacs23 available hours after
its release :-)


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