XWin: Tiny fonts on high resolution display

Eliot Moss moss@cs.umass.edu
Sat Sep 29 03:03:00 GMT 2018

On 9/28/2018 10:25 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 9/28/2018 8:06 PM, Thomas Dickey wrote:

>> https://invisible-island.net/xterm/manpage/xterm.html#VT100-Widget-Resources:faceSize
> Thanks.  The 10x20 font was still too small, but I was able to get a reasonable
> xterm by adding
>     XTerm*faceName: Lucida Console
>     XTerm*faceSize: 24
> to .Xresources.  The only remaining problem is that the menus are still tiny.  I
> saw https://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html#tiny_menus, so I changed
> 'XTerm*geometry:  80x45' to 'XTerm.VT100.geometry:  80x45'.  But that didn't
> help.  Do you know how I can fix the menu fonts?

The above is good to know.  Not sure if it will affect the font size used in
menus, but there is a menuHeight resource ...


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