[IPython-User] Problem rendering sympy Matrix in qtconsole --profile =sympy

reckoner reckoner@gmail....
Fri Aug 19 16:36:10 CDT 2011

Thanks again for the recommendation. I can report that it works great on 
Windows XP.

For posterity, here is the relevant line in the ipython_qtconsole_config.py:

    c.IPythonWidget.font_family = u'DejaVu Sans Mono'

Thanks again.

On 8/19/2011 2:23 PM, Aaron Meurer wrote:
> As I mentioned on the SymPy list, the font DejaVu Sans Mono has this
> character, and I would highly recommend it for unicode pretty printing
> with SymPy.  For example, it's the only fon't I've found that prints
> the integral extension character used to pretty print large integral
> signs with unicode without any gaps.
> And by the way, perhaps there is a Windows program that will tell you
> what all fonts installed on your system have a particular character?
> Aaron Meurer
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 9:56 AM, Thomas Kluyver<takowl@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 19 August 2011 16:13, reckoner<reckoner@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> And I think we have come to the conclusion that it is a font problem.
>>> Note that I am  on Windows XP and I have been trying to use fonts other
>>> than the default consolas to see if this problem will go away by
>>> changing the font, but I'm not sure which font to use or even how to
>>> change font correctly. I am currently just randomly trying fonts in the
>>> ipython_qtconsole_config.py.
>> It is down to fonts. Here's a list of fonts with the ⎤ character in (top of
>> right square bracket):
>> http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/23a4/fontsupport.htm
>> Thomas
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