Have a question about this project? Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community.

Already on GitHub? Sign in to your account

Box-drawing characters #22

brantb opened this Issue Sep 28, 2012 · 5 comments


None yet
5 participants

brantb commented Sep 28, 2012

Source Code Pro does not implement box-drawing characters. (Wikipedia)

Support for these characters would make Source Code Pro more useful for use in terminals/consoles.


codeman38 commented Oct 21, 2012

On a related note to this bug, it'd be even more awesome if the entire CP437 character set were covered for use in Windows command prompts:


pauldhunt commented Oct 22, 2012

Is there anyone who wants to take on drawing these? If someone will do the drawing, I can look into incorporating these glyphs into the fonts.


ppicazo commented Oct 25, 2012

This is clearly a popular request. Going to clean this thread up a bit, we had +1 from @rstacruz (Vim + Tmux user), @bimawa, @cadusk, @wedgwood, @yankcrime, and @lollipopman

(seems like GitHub could use "Star" an issue for or even a +1 button, so people can express their desire for a feature without triggering notifications to everyone?)

Lets keep this thread for discussion of the the feature itself from now on please.


frankrolf commented Nov 2, 2012

This is to inform you that I am currently working on the full set of box drawing characters and block elements (U+2500 – U+259F); and that we are to release a new version of SCP – in Paul’s own words – “soon-ish”.

@frankrolf frankrolf closed this Nov 2, 2012


pauldhunt commented Dec 6, 2012

The box drawing characters were added in version 1.013.

Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment