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font specifiers and options on Windows version of vim

L. A. Walsh
I'm running a native version of Vim on windows and had some
questions regarding the font dialog

It shows 3 list boxes at the top: Font: Font stye: and Size.
On the 2nd "row" there is a Sample box.
and on a 3rd row, there is a 1-line list box, "Script:" with
the only options being: Western, Greek, Turkish, Baltic, Central
European Cyrillic.

toward the bottom there is a blue link
"Show more fonts"
followed by (Ok) and (Cancel)

Maybe 1st question is how can I select script 'Unicode' or UTF-8?

Second question is -- if I click on "Show more fonts", how do enter
one of those fonts into the font dialogue or how do I use one of
those fonts in vim?

Third question... if I select a font via the Edit->Fonts menu,
like "Ubuntu Mono", it translates it into

I get that it is using underscore instead of the more
literal "Ubuntu\ Mono", h11 has something to do with the
height, and q has something to do with the rendering quality,
but where does it get the cANSI?  When I look at the vim
options, I see encoding and file-encoding both set to utf-8.
But where does ANSI come in?  I don't remember that even
being a windows codepage.  I don't see anyplace that explains
what these are.  The win32_gui certainly seems to support
UTF-8 these how do I get that?

I guess that's enough questions for this email -- hopefully not
too many.  Thanks!


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