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Re: Font references and info



On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 10:22:19PM -0700, Steven Yap wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-07-09 at 20:34, Aaron wrote:
> > On -3359-Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 08:44:02PM +0200, David Fokkema 
> > <dfokkema@ileos.nl> spake thus,
> > > 
> > > I'll have to take some time to understand fonts. I really don't have a
> > > clue... For example, in Knoppix, openoffice.org uses a font for the
> > > menus etc. that looks quite good, while in my Sid, it looks ugly as
> > > hell.
> 
> To get OpenOffice to use a nice anti-aliased font for the application
> menus and such, you need to do something rather non-obvious.
> 
> Go to Tools | Options ... and select the OpenOffice.org | Font
> Replacement view.  Select the "Apply replacement table" check box. Type
> "Andale Sans UI" in the combo-box labelled "Font".  Select the
> replacement font from the drop-down of the combo-box labelled "Replace
> with".  Click on the button with the "check mark" to add the new
> replacement entry.  Make sure the "Always" and "Screen" check boxes of
> the replacement entry are selected.
> 
> This should give you a better looking OpenOffice.org. :)

Oh, my! It looks great! How on earth did you find this out? Maybe I
didn't google with the right keywords...

Thanks!

David



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