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Re: Installing Zim on the Mac


Are you sure? On my Mac the brew-installed zim looks indistinguishable to the manually installed one and both are sharp enough. I used to be annoyed by a fuzzy font in Zim so I think I know what you are seeing but that changed long ago for me so I honestly don’t think it is necessarily a consequence of installing via brew, it is certainly not the case here.

An added benefit I am seeing is that the link syntax seems to be correct now, i.e. the links produced by Cmd-L are no longer missing the leading colon, which would create an empty link even though an identically named page was already in existence. Nothing that could not be fixed manually but annoying enough, thankfully gone now. See a description as a quoted message in my first post. 

Plus PYTHONPATH is set now properly, I never knew what to do with that but that, too, seems to be working now. 


> On 18 Sep 2018, at 18:20, Joseph Reagle <joseph.2011@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/18/18 11:44 AM, Christoph Held wrote:
>> Whoever made the brew install formula available for zim gets my heartfelt thanks. 
> Confirmed and indeed! The brew install is using fuzzy/aliased fonts; I'll continue using a manual install until I figure out how to disable, but this is good news.
> ````
> ╰─➤  brew info zim
> zim: stable 0.68 (bottled), HEAD
> Graphical text editor used to maintain a collection of wiki pages
> http://zim-wiki.org/
> /usr/local/Cellar/zim/0.68_1 (541 files, 7.6MB) *
>  Poured from bottle on 2018-09-18 at 12:14:28
> From: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/blob/master/Formula/zim.rb
> ==> Dependencies
> Build: pkg-config ✔
> Required: gtk+ ✔, pygobject ✔, pygtk ✔, python@2 ✔
> Optional: graphviz ✘, pygtksourceview ✘
> ==> Options
> --with-graphviz
> 	Build with graphviz support
> --with-pygtksourceview
> 	Build with pygtksourceview support
> --HEAD
> 	Install HEAD version
> ==> Analytics
> install: 89 (30d), 495 (90d), 884 (365d)
> install_on_request: 89 (30d), 493 (90d), 882 (365d)
> build_error: 0 (30d)
> ```

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