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Re: xterm font size

Bill Moseley <moseley@hank.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 07:13:22PM -0700, Jeff D wrote:
>> where 14 is your size. once you find one you can create ~/.Xresources with 
>> this:
>> xterm*font: -*-fixed-medium-*-*-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-*-*

> That's 14 pixels or points?

supposedly points

> Ya, it's the finding one I'm not having much luck with. ;)  That's why
> I was wondering if I could see what font xterm was actually selecting.
> Then I could see other size options for that font using fontsel,
> perhaps.

I use a script that takes the result from xfontsel and applies it to xfd

> On all my machines when I try and bring up the xterm font menu it's
> always just a small portion of the menu (it's clipped).  If I can
> manage to select a mostly hidden item then next time the full menu
> shows.  Been like the for years.


Thomas E. Dickey

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