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Box-drawing characters #22

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brantb opened this Issue Sep 28, 2012 · 5 comments

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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.

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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:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page_437

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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pauldhunt commented Dec 6, 2012

The box drawing characters were added in version 1.013.

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