how can i change the default text size of applications?

Josh Paetzel friar_josh at
Fri Nov 14 08:53:28 PST 2003

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 07:02:14AM -0800, KroNiC~BSD wrote:
> Can i change the size of the display fonts without changing my
> resolution? Ok, here is the issue. I am  using a digital panel with
> 1280x1024 for my resolution. Everything is fine except the text for
> applications is too small and the text in terminal windows ....again too
> small. For ex. in a app. such as mozilla, firebird, openoffice etc... the
> menus ...file edit view tools help etc.. are too small. In thunderbird ,
> i can increase the text size for the reading portion but again the menu
> or the portion that shows the subject, sender and date are too small for
> comfort. As i also mentioned the text for xterm or aterm is the same, too
> small to read comfortably.
> thanks in advance and have a great day.
> -- 
>   KroNiC~BSD
>   kronic_bsd at

In xterm you can hold down control and right click on the xterm background to 
pop up a menu that will allow you to change the text size.  I don't know about 
any of your other apps.  Hope this helps.

Josh Paetzel

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