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This attitude that the forum owes you something because you posted a question is not going to get you anywhere. If it's such a simple question, why do you need help?
I suggest you think about this long and hard.
I have many possible answers to your issue - RTFM is at the top of the list.
But I'm afraid that's all your gonna get from me today.
there is a standard for configuring fonts and sizes. standards make it user friendly. the standard is to place all font related options under the font applet.
to have to track down essential settings like the k menu font size in random and arbitrary places defeats the purpose of this whole project.
for example, why should i have to run qtconfig or edit qtrc and what not in order to change font size in yast when the option should be right there under the fonts applet?
as i'm going along i'm finding a gazillion places with hidden font sizes. for example, Konsole will not remember it's font size in suse 10.2 kde environment.
yes, this is lame. no, i don't expect anyone owes me anything, and i understand how things are. but if you're going to put something significant like k menu or konsole into production, then you'd better not do a sloppy xxxed job of slapping something together that nobody is going to be able to use.
and while i'm ranting, let me add that there needs to be a font size adjustment at the very start of the installation process in suse. it's not like battling novell's version of grub isn't challenging enough.
As a newbie, I hesitate to do anything but absorb. In the matter of large fonts on the KDE desktop after installation of Slackware v. 12.0 (three different installs did this while two others did not - on the same PC - all updates to 12.0 by SlackPkg), I have chosen to open my trap and try to be helpful. This is because I have found no fix/workaround as concise and easy to perform as what I detail below.
If on starting X11, using "startx" for the first time, the KDE desktop font size is VERY large, the following is a quick, and permanent fix that I found (by pure beginner's luck and using "Info" and "Help"!).
Ctrl-Alt-Del followed by Alt-E to exit the large KDE.
Then use (following 'from info startx'): "startx -- -dpi 75" to start KDE in readable form.
KMenu>Settings>Control Center>Appearance & Themes>Fonts
First I clicked on the Defaults button
Second, I used the "Force Fonts DPI" to choose 96 dpi( or something??)
Third, I used the "Apply" button
Finally I exited KDE and tested by using "startx" with no parameters.
It worked - finally - for me.
Perhaps also for the 'gimme' in you.
Sorry it took so long.
Hic Finis Est!
Last edited by fmonson; 12-31-2007 at 11:37 AM.