On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 11:28 -0500, Sean Porterfield wrote:
> Rich Duzenbury wrote:
> 
> > How does tn5250 select it's fonts?  Are there some controllable settings
> > somewhere?
> 
> man tn5250rc
Thanks.  I did 'man tn5250' and never saw anything fontwise.  It would
be handy if the 'see also' section of 'man tn5250' contained a reference
to 'man tn5250rc'.  Perhaps newer versions already do.

I see that the font_80 and font_132 variables only affect the 'default'
setting  (on the control right-click menu).  How about the 'unreadable'
through 'large' settings?

> 
> Not that I ever found a font I really liked, but I didn't put much 
> effort into it.  I got used to having my screens sized so that I could 
> see four at a time.

I've got my workstation set up to where I'm slightly more than arms
length from the screen.  As the eyes get a bit older, I find it easier
to read a larger font.  My plan is to simply have more than one screen
(at some point).

Unfortunately, a number of the fixed fonts have only one valid point
size, which is 12.

I'm currently testing lucidatypewriter 24 on a 1280 x 1024 resolution
with a 19" monitor.  Seems ok so far.  

font_80=-*-lucidatypewriter-medium-*-*-*-24-*-*-*-*-*-*-*

Thanks.

Regards,
Rich


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