I've implemented a custom bash prompt by exporting PS1 in my .bashrc, but I'm using a unicode character that appears very small unless the font size is changed. Unfortunately that means text looks ridiculous. Is there a way to change only the font size of that single character to a larger one so as to make it more clearly visible?


There is no escape code for text size (source). Therefore, there's no way to resize a single character in terminal.

Your best bet will be to look through Unicode and find a larger version of the same character. Or you could make the character bold.

  • Thank you. This seems to be in line with what my research says, but gives me a definitive answer. – Ghost of Murderfist Aug 5 '16 at 1:41

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