[Fontconfig] Default font size
mrmazda at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 24 18:37:43 PDT 2011
On 2011/08/24 13:10 (GMT+0300) Aekold Helbrass composed:
> Tell me please is it possible to set font sizes in fontconfig? I've
> configured hinting, rendering and antialiasing settings system-wide
> and it works great, but still my KDE is using 8pt fonts, gnome apps by
> default are 9 or 10, and java apps are 11 or 12. I'd like to configure
> those settings system-wide...
In recent distros I've used, KDE4's default and menu font size is 9pt. I've
never run across 8pt as default, but 10pt used to be common.
Something to check is whether everything is running the same DPI. I don't use
Gnome, but under KDE it's possible for some apps to operate under a different
DPI than others. You should check whether DPI is forced anywhere. I suppose
Gnome might be forcing 96 using a method that KDE apps don't see. Some
environments and distros set Xft.dpi, while others don't, and those that do
don't all set it the same way.
http://fm.no-ip.com/Auth/Font/fonts-ptdemo.html may be of some assistance in
assessing DPI, in addition to xdpyinfo and xrdb.
Generally if DPI needs to be forced it's more effective/uniform overall to
set it via DisplaySize in /etc/X11/xorg.conf or a monitor.conf file in
/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ than it is using a DTE-specific config method.
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