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Old 04-27-2010, 09:01 PM   #1
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matlab fontsize problem in Fedora 12

Hi everyone,

I have Matlab 2010a installed in my Fedora 12. But one problem with the plotting is that the font size does not change as I want. For example:




will give the same font size. Does anybody know how to make it right? Thanks.
Old 04-28-2010, 04:27 PM   #2
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i do not use matlab on linux ( i use octave)

do you have the Microsoft fonts installed ?
Old 04-28-2010, 05:51 PM   #3
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What if you set font size to 12? Do you see the change? Most likely you will not appreciate slight size differences on the screen, due to the resolution of the Matlab graphic. On the contrary if you print the image you will see such a difference.

In the attachment below you can see the printed x labels having size 3 (on the left) and 5 (on the right side) respectively. The image is magnified at 400% (hardly I can see the difference at the original size of the image).
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Old 04-28-2010, 06:11 PM   #4
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Yes, I have MS True Type Fonts installed in my Fedora.

I also tried


and it gives the same size as


I also have matlab installed in one of my Debian computer, it works. But I don't why it does not work in Fedora.
Old 11-10-2010, 06:01 PM   #5
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A quick and ugly fix that worked for me was to install all the xorg-x11-font*. Don't know which one actually was needed, maybe someone with more knowledge could figure that out..


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