Default settings for XTerm

Thomas Dickey
Mon Oct 31 20:46:00 GMT 2011

On Mon, 31 Oct 2011, Edvardsen Kåre wrote:

> On Mon, 31 Oct 2011, Edvardsen Kåre wrote:
>>> Where do I change the default settings (globally) for the XTerm so I
>>> don't have to set it every time from the "VT Options" and "VT Fonts"
>>> menus?
>>> I tried to change stuff in /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color, but
> didn't
>>> affect anything.
>> "XTerm-color" includes "XTerm".  I'd modify the latter.
>> (there's also the possibility that neither is used - "appres XTerm"
>> would show whatever resource values are found, though not where).
> The "XTerm" is used, but "XTerm-color" is not. Copying the color stuff
> into the "XTerm" file works, but I can't figure out how to set default
> font to TrueType, and default font size.

Those are all in the manpage - look for (1) "*customization: color",
(2) faceName, and (3) faceSize

Thomas E. Dickey
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