RE: Changing fonts?
- From: "Fox, Kevin M" <KMFox mail bhi-erc com>
- To: "'Gleef'" <dzol virtual-yellow com>, Kevin Atkinson <kevinatk home com>
- Cc: "'gnome-list gnome org'" <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: Changing fonts?
- Date: Thu, 18 Feb 1999 11:31:52 -0800
As to the common theme selection, maby have some kind of scheme
if you use A scheme, the capplet or whatever tells enlightenment to use X
theme, gtk to use Y theme, ice to use Z theme and whatever else.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gleef [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 18, 1999 10:52 AM
> To: Kevin Atkinson
> Subject: Re: Changing fonts?
> On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> > Ok. I totally ripped out my .gnome* .mc and .enlightenment and decided
> > to
> > start from scratch. Everything now seams to work ok except that the
> > font used
> > in the windows and menus for the default theme is way to small. Is
> > there any easy way to change it.
> At the moment, the easiest way of changing it without going to a separate
> theme is to pick out a font you like, and then make a file ~/.gtkrc with
> the following in it:
> style "default"
> font = "-*-helvetica-medium-r-normal--10-*-*-*-*-*-*-*"
> Of course, replace the font string with the right one for the font you
> want. If all you want to do is make the font bigger, try replacing that
> "10" above with a "12" or a "14, and see how you like it.
> > Or more to the point do you plan on providing a way to create easily
> > modify the look of the desktop with out having to create a new theme.
> That's probably a good idea. I don't think anyone's working on it yet.
> > Also some I would be really nice to design some sort of common themes
> > where the window manager themes and the gtk themes actually have a
> > common look....
> Another good idea. One problem is not everyone is using the same window
> manager, so an Enlightenment theme won't help someone using IceWM. There
> are some that are already done. For example, there is a Metal theme for
> GTK+, Enlightenment and IceWM (for those who actually like Swing Metal's
> Best of Luck,
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