KMKB0021: Characters appearing smaller than the selected font size

If you are typing with a font that does not include all character glyphs, some characters may appear at a smaller size than the selected font size.

This is due to Windows font-linking -- it automatically selects a different font for those characters when the current font does not contain glyphs for them them.

To correct this problem, select a font which includes glyphs for all the characters you are using.

EXAMPLE: In Notepad, using the SIL IPA Unicode keyboard, type 'hat_'. With the standard Notepad font selected (Lucida Console) the 't_' appears at a smaller size to the 'ha'.

Applies to:

  • Keyman Desktop Corporate 7.0
  • Keyman Desktop Light 7.0
  • Keyman Desktop Professional 7.0

KB article KMKB0021 created on 20 Nov 2006, updated on 29 Jun 2007

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