Re: [wmii] Font problem

From: Anders Bo Rasmussen <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:05:02 +0100

On Sun, 20 Jan 2008 13:48:03 -0500 Kris Maglione wrote:

>>Oh. Maybe I have been a little uninformative? It is the program menu
>>that is shown in the bottom of the screen. The /lbar shows up
> Aaaah... Now that's a horse of a different color. The program
> menu is a separate program, dmenu. Unfortunately, its codebase
> is no longer even related to that of wmii. I have a few
> questions then.

>1) Does the action menu (M-a) work?

It has the same problem

> 2) What happens when you start typing a program name?

It kind of works, but the thing I have written also gets those strange
rectangles. Everything is working fine except that every character get a
rectangle before it.

I can lunch programs.

> 3) Just what are the entries in your proglist file? % head /tmp/ns.$USER.${DISPLAY%.0}/proglist.*

They look like this:

> 4) What is your locale? I wish that it didn't matter, but it
> probably does.

The only locale variable set seems to be:

I have also tried with
and the problem was still there

> 5) What is your font string?

DMENU="dmenu -b -fn $WMII_FONT -nb #eeeeee -nf #222222 -sb #335577 -sb #ffffff"

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