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Re: GTK 1.2 font problems

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 10:09:17AM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> The help in gnucash shows in a small, crummy font.  It's basically
> unreadable.  Nothing I do seems to change it.  It looks OK in yelp.
> I ordinarily run KDE on a testing system (though I tried Gnome too).
> Judging by the dependencies, gnucash is a gtk 1.2 application.  I
> assume yelp is good because it is a Gnome 2 (gtk 2?) app.
> After reading the newsgroups, here's what I've tried:
> 1. In KDE, disable the setting (under color!) for controls appearance
> of non-KDE apps.
> 2. Tried Gnome 2.
> 3. Created .gtkrc.mine in my home directory with
> # Create by RB for gtk 1.2 in effort to make gnucash help look decent
> style "user-font"
> {
>   font="-*-times-medium-r-*-*-17-*-*-*-*-*-*-*"
> }
> This file is included by .gtkrc-1.2-gnome2
> 4. Created .gtkrc-1.2, same as above.  (Nothing suggested this, but I
> thought .gtkrc-1.2-gnome2 might only apply under gnome 2).
> 5. Added to .gtkrc-2.0
> gtk-font-name = "Sans 12"
> 6. Tried
> $ gnome-settings-daemon
> You can only run one xsettings manager at a time; exiting
> I did not log out before each attempt, though after doing these I did
> start a Gnome session in a second virtual terminal.
> Any other ideas?
Do you have "*.UTF-8" as the default locale?
[* means ar, de, en, etc]
If it is so, try not to set it as your default locale.

Yuhanes Tjandra

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