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Old 06-09-2014, 11:52 AM   #1
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Font Adjustments in workspace windows.

How do I change the font size for open windows in a given workspace:
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Which OS and desktop environment (i.e. gnome, kde)? Way to adjust font size may vary according to your OS and desktop env. However, generally you can do it as, right click on desktop > select 'Change Desktop Background' > go under 'Fonts' tab and adjust the font size. If it's not there, then search for Appearance Preferences option under setting and there you can find fonts adjustment options.
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There's a -dpi parameter when you start X to control what most applications are supposed to assume. The higher the dots per inch, the larger the fonts are supposed to be to have the same readability. In theory, although a dpi of 75 and 100 is mostly what exists from the days of old. And a web browser tends to assume a dpi of 96 no matter what environment it is currently being used inside. A lot of applications handle fonts on a per application basis. Generally under Edit -> Preferences for gui based ones. Applications like xterm let you hold down Cntrl and Right mouse to select a scaled font. Assuming that you're using a scalable font. And other means to an end, like using xrandr to change the output resolution on the fly.


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