IIRC, xt5250 ignores the font_80 and font_132 keywords unless _both_ of them are specified. Please try setting both font_80 and font_132 to something (even if it's just font_80=fixed) and see if that helps.

Another thing that you appear to be doing wrong (though, it might just be the e-mail you posted) is that you're doing "xt5250 brcc2" and your config file is "BRCC2". The names are case-sensitive. So BRCC2 is not the same as brcc2.

Good luck

On 11/16/2010 11:45 AM, John Aldrich wrote:
I'm trying to make xt5250 scale up to fill a whole window and increase the
text size, but it does not appear to be honoring the settings in the
.tn5250rc file. I'm going to paste the info here and hopefully one of you
can tell me where I went wrong..
host =
env.TERM = IBM-3477-FC

I'm invoking it from a terminal window (for testing purposes) as follows
"xt5250 brcc2" and it connects just fine, but it's in a small window maybe
6" tall by 8" wide (at most) and I want it to be full-screen. How the heck
do I do that? I was looking at the man page, and I thought I had it figured
out with the env.TERM and the font settings, but that doesn't seem to have
any bearing on the matter. :(


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