> On 06/18/2012 04:01 AM, Michael Hampicke wrote:
>> Thing is, when I view messages in Thunderbird - I use TB13 - that are
>> encoded in GB2312 and have chinese characters in them, the font looks
>> rather ugly. Unicode messages with or without chinese characters look
>> much better. I attached a screenshot for you to see what I mean.
> I've never noticed until now that in the tb preferences dialog, in
> the Display tab, there is an 'Advanced' button next to 'Fonts'.
> That Advanced dialog offers to let you select different fonts for
> 'Western', 'Japanese', 'Chinese', etc. You might try changing some
> of those settings as an experiment.
Dead on! Never saw that tiny button! Just changed the font from 'Sans
Serif' to 'DejaVu Sans' for all 3 chinese languages, and now everything
looks perfectly fine.