I'll try that when I go downstairs in a bit and fire up the Redhat beast.
The way the referred message led me was to add "-font 10x20" to the xterm
call. That's quite workable, but I wanted to know what else worked, in case
I could find one which I liked better.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Klement" <klemscot@klements.com>
To: <linux5250@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 12:40 AM
Subject: Re: [LINUX5250] Font size


>
> Short answer:  As far as I know, you can use any font you have installed.
>
> Long answer:
>
> TN5250, itself, doesn't know anything about fonts.   When you specify
> font_80 or font_132, it sends the font string that you typed to your
> xterm.  It's the xterm that understands fonts.
>
> Therefore, the true question is, "what fonts do I have installed that work
> in my xterm?"
>
> As far as I know, you can use any installed font in xterm.  But I can't
> say that I've done much experimenting...
>
> On FreeBSD, I can type "xlsfonts" or "xfontsel" to see what fonts are
> available to me.   I have no idea if this is available in Linux, but it
> might be worth a try.
>
>
> On Wed, 15 Aug 2001, dblair wrote:
>
> > By the way- the 10x20 font works pretty well, but what others should be
> > available to work?
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday 14 August 2001 05:18 pm, you wrote:
> > > I _did_ respond to this...   I don't know why you didn't get it.
> > >
> > > My response is in the archives:
> > >
> > > http://archive.midrange.com/linux5250/200108/msg00016.html
> > >
> > > I'll CC: you on this message, in case something is up with the list...
> > >
> > > On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, dblair wrote:
> > > > C'mon, folks. This isn't THAT tough of a question that no one has an
> > > > answer after two days!!! Can't someone help me?
> > > >
> > > > On Sunday 12 August 2001 03:01 pm, you wrote:
> > > > > I'm no C programmer nor a Linux guru, so when I compiled the
source on
> > > > > my Red Hat 7.1 machine, I was surprised to have it pop up in such
small
> > > > > font. I'm running 1024x768 on a 14" monitor here at home, and need
to
> > > > > do work remotely on an AS/400.
> > > > >
> > > > > In simple terms, what do I need to change to get larger
characters?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks!
> > > > >
> > > > > David
> > >
>
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