[mythtv-users] bigger fonts please

Egeekial egeekial at comcast.net
Thu Jun 23 23:06:07 UTC 2005


No, this is the same problem. My "Manage Recordings" also just says 
"Manage". I was saying that we need bigger fonts, so that we don't have 
to use 100dpi fonts. Maybe I've configured something incorrectly with 
MythCenter, but I don't think it's designed for the 100dpi fonts...

David Watkins wrote:

>On 23/06/05, Egeekial <egeekial at comcast.net> wrote:
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>>I don't think so. I believe I have tried changing the fonts with
>>different themes to no avail.
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>>I am also currently using 100dip fonts, and I can tell that MythCenter
>>wasn't quite made for the larger fonts. Most things look fine, though.
>>
>>Phill Edwards wrote:
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>>>>However... is this *really* the solution?  What about all the font size
>>>>options in the Myth config?  You can set the point sizes for small, medium,
>>>>and large fonts.  On my machine, changing those has never done anything and I
>>>>don't know why.  That's why I eventually used the dpi hack method.
>>>>
>>>>>From reading the other messages, it seems that most people try changing the
>>>>font sizes first, then fall back to changing the dpi when that doesn't work.
>>>>
>>>>So... what's wrong?  Why don't the font items in the config menu change
>>>>anything?  Does it have to do with the environment?  I'm running Myth on a
>>>>Debian machine using AfterStep as my WM.  Aside from font issues, I haven't
>>>>had any problems at all.
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>>>I agree. I tried changing the font size in setup and it didn't appear
>>>to make any difference to anything. I'm using the MythCenter theme if
>>>that makes any difference. Maybe it's a theme support thang?
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>>Phill
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>I had the opposite problem. With the MythCentre theme my fonts were
>too big so "Manage Recordings", for example, appeared as "Manage".
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>I fixed it by editing the menu xml files for that theme.  Can't
>remember exactly where they were (somewhere in ~/.mythtv/ I think) and
>not sure if it works for all themes but you might be lucky.
>
>I never got DisplaySize to have any affect, maybe because I'm using a
>PVR350 for output.
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