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Old 10-12-2003, 10:36 AM   #1
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Unhappy Xfree86 fonts are very small


I configured properly my gtk2 applications, and even downloaded gtk-switch-theme in order to manage gtk1 themes and fonts, but I still can't change fonts in some applications like pt, XMMS or MPlayer menus... how can I set the right font type and dimension in this kind of applications? I'm getting blind...
 
Old 10-12-2003, 12:11 PM   #2
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for xmms, click the button on the top left corner of the main window, choose options > preferences. click the font tab and go to town. take note that i'm not sure how good this will work for you since i let xmms use the skin's fonts.

for mplayer, i don't think there's an option to change the fonts.
 
Old 10-12-2003, 03:58 PM   #3
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That's not a specific problem of only XMMS and MPlayer, it's a problem common to a bunch of applications like XSane, GIMP, MLDonkey... I'm sure those fonts can be changed cause before re-configuring xserver-xfree86 there were giant characters, now there are very small characters..
But I still can't figure out how I cane effectively change these fonts' dimension
 
Old 10-12-2003, 04:12 PM   #4
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Ah - there may be something from one of the tabs in the X menu.
Go thru the menu and see if there is anything for the system default fonts etc.
 
Old 10-13-2003, 05:35 PM   #5
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Well I guess it was not been caused by dpkg-reconfigure, but by the upgrade of XFree86 to version 4.3
Since I have the new version, I also have very small fonts, and I don't know how to change them

Which way do you all guys use to switch XMMS fonts? I mean the ones in the preferences menu, ora in the select file menu, not the ones in the skinned gui
 
Old 10-15-2003, 04:28 PM   #6
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I guess they are just gtk1.2 fonts; I found this utility, but still can't get any good results... if I change gtk2 theme/fonts everything's ok, but if I try to change gtk1.x theme/fonts, nothing happens.

Any idea?
 
  


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