Re: changing font properties

On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 20:29 +0530, mandar isical ac in wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like to customize the font used by applications 
> such as gnome-calculator, gnumeric, gxine, etc. When I 
> use gnome-font-properties to do this, I get what I want 
> *within Gnome*. 
> Now I'd like the applications to use these same fonts even 
> when I'm working in a non-Gnome environment e.g. fvwm or 
> KDE. But my settings are ignored and the apps use some 
> default if I'm in fvwm/KDE.
> I also tried putting the following line in my .gtkrc without 
> results:
>   font_name = "Sans Bold 9"
> Can someone please suggest what I should do to make these
> applications use the fonts I want instead of the defaults?

If I'm not mistaken, fonts specified in the gtkrc file will be respected
by apps not running in a gnome-session.  However, I think the file is
actually ~/.gtkrc-2.0 and not ~/.gtkrc which is the file GTK+ 1.x uses.

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