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Small fonts
October 21, 2007 12:54AM
How can i change the fontsize of the default
elive-theme in e17. The used fonts are to small for my liking. How can i change the systemwide used fonts.

Thanks

Otto
Re: Small fonts
October 23, 2007 06:08PM
Hi... perhaps can you try to edit the file :
~/.gtkrc-2.0 and change it for the good font and fontsize...

Ubuntu is a very old african word, to say :
"I can't understand my Debian..."
Re: Small fonts
October 25, 2007 03:32PM
I changed the two entries sans 12 to sans 14 but saw no perceptible difference so I changed then back. It seems to me an issue overall scale of the theme and associated menu boxes. Applications like Firefox & ABIword appear fine.
Re: Small fonts
October 27, 2007 06:30PM
Yeah, changing the GTK theme doesn't help, I noticed. It will change font sizes in programs (especially noticable on the buddy list in GAIM) but not the title bars of windows or anything.

Wish I could help, I found the default font too tiny as well. I now use the Milky theme regularly, much more pleasant on the eyes.
Re: Small fonts
October 30, 2007 06:57AM
Try E17 menu -> Configuration -> Configuration Panel -> Font properties, then change the fonts you want, it works for me. (This is valid for e17 version 0.16.999.026 from GEM.)
Re: Small fonts
October 30, 2007 08:29AM
This doesn,t work for the elive theme. At least not on my box.
There are some themes in the repositories
where this does work, for instance the default e17 theme.

Otto