Re: changing font for xclock
On Dec 3, 2007 8:37 AM, Hugo Vanwoerkom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Mike Polyakov wrote:
> > Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> >> Mike Polyakov wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I've been trying to change the font for xclock to something smaller,
> >>> and nothing seems to work. Did anyone ever succeed in setting a
> >>> different font for xclock? Could anyone help me out with this if they
> >>> know how to do it. I've tried 7x14 type fonts and fonts from xfontset
> >> What did you try for the -face option?
> >> Hugo
> > Hi, thanks for responding.
> > I didn't try anything for this option before your answer, but after
> > your suggestion I was able to change xclock's font to my liking. Thank
> > you again.
> > To find the names of the possible fonts and the way they look, I had
> > to open KWord and go into its font properties dialog. Is there an
> > analog to xfontsel in the world of true type fonts?
> So what exactly was the parameter that worked?
Two examples that work:
xclock -padding 0 -digital -face "Arial Black-12:bold"
xclock -padding 0 -digital -face "Impact"