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Is there any version of Vim which uses the libxft library to render fonts?

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Vim doesn't render fonts. The terminal emulator does. So your question should be: does any terminal emulator use the libxft library to render fonts? – frabjous Jan 31 '11 at 16:59

GVim users FreeType to render fonts.

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