geany's default font is broken

Bug #1036725 reported by Ma Hsiao-chun on 2012-08-14
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fontconfig (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Please check the attached screenshot.
The indent size seems to be 3 characters while the default size is definitely 4.

I've solved the problem using the workaround from here:

The default font of Geanyis "Monospace".
When it is in bold state as a C/C++ keyword, it becomes wider (wider is wrong).
So we got a messy result at the end of day.

Gedit is using "Ubuntu Mono".
"Ubuntu Mono" is OK in Geany too.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: geany 0.21.dfsg-1ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-29.46-generic 3.2.24
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-29-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu12
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 14 23:37:45 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
SourcePackage: geany
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ma Hsiao-chun (mahsiaochun) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in geany (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
JockeTF (jocketf) wrote :

I have the same problem when using the "Monospace" font in gedit. Other monospaced fonts work as they should.

Chow Loong Jin (hyperair) wrote :

Sounds like fontconfig issue.

affects: geany (Ubuntu) → fontconfig (Ubuntu)
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