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Re: Change Font used by xterm in f9



On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 02:08:40PM -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote:
> > I would like to have xterm use a bold (and possibly slightly larger)
> > font to make it easier for me to read.
> > 
> > How do I change the default font used by xterm.
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> Are you actually using xterm, or are you using something like
> gnome-terminal or the KDE equivalent? The way you change it is
> different depending on the program used.

I'm really running xterm. It works best for me.
 
> If you are really trying to set xterm, you can use the "-fn font"
> option to set the normal font. There are a lot more options that can
> be set in the xterm resource file. It may be worth while learning
> about resource files if you are not going to use a desktop manager,
> or programs that are not desktop manager aware, and want to
> customize the appearance. You can also change some of the settings
> for the current secession using ctrl-<mouse button> to see how they
> will look before making permanent changes.

The <control-mouse click> is exactly what I want since my abilty to
read fonts changes a lot during the day, apparently depending upon
what I've eaten. So sometimes I can read quite small fonts and then
later, I cannot make out the default font.

Thanks Very Much for the tip!


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