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Re: tkdesk

On Tue, 14 May 1996, Steve Greenland wrote:

> Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > 
> > When I try to run tkdesk I get the following:
> > 
> > font "-*-helvetica-medium-r-*-*-14-*" doesn't exist
> >     while executing
> >[snip]
> > 
> > I have installed all the fonts in the x11 section to no avail. Xearth
> > complains about fonts but loads the defaults when it can't find the ones
> > it wants. Seems I have seen xpaint also complain about fonts. What can I
> > be missing?
> I just ran into this with Tk in general, and found the solution
> was simple (for me at least): have you restarted your X server?
> Apparently the new fonts aren't pick up dynamically (i'm sure
> there's some way to do it, but I'm not an X guy).
Absolutely! Restarting the xserver got all the newly installed fonts, and
tkdesk works fine. This is a very nice piece of work! I like it.



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