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Re: [jasspa] system wide font size

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  • Jon Green
    ... A good place to start is newuser.emf this is the start up that configures the environment for a new user. You can probably just change the font and force
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 25, 2007
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      Jon Green wrote:
      > Christof Boeckler wrote:
      >> Hi all,
      >>
      >> I would like to enlarge the system wide font size for ME on Solaris.
      >> The new 19 inch TFTs in our computer lab make the default font size (15
      >> pt) look very tiny.
      >> According to change-font(2) I could set thing up in my personal
      >> .Xdefaults file, but I see no way to do that in a system wide ME global
      >> setup file (I installed ME there) for all users. Otherwise most people
      >> will refuse to consider ME a useful tool.
      >>
      >> Gruß / Regards
      >> Christof
      >>
      >
      > Sounds like you are sysadmin on this - why not edit me.emf and add a
      > little start-up macro that:
      >
      > a) Sets the font to new default.
      > b) Checks the users .Xdefaults file for a "MicroEmacs.font" entry, if it
      > does not exist then adds one (or creates the file if it does not exist).
      >
      > I like option b) better than a) because it will not cause any re-sizze
      > anomalies and allows the user to change it themselves and not get your
      > default as part of the start-up.
      >
      > Now I'm sure that writing a macro for b) is going to be fairly easy -
      > but a little late for me at the moment.
      >
      > i.e.
      > find-file ~/.Xdefaults
      > search-forward "^MicroEmacs.font"
      > if it does not exist
      > end-of-buffer
      > insert-string "MicroEmacs.font ..."
      > save the file
      > endif
      > kill-buffer ".Xdefault"
      >
      >
      > Regards
      > Jon.
      >

      A good place to start is newuser.emf this is the start up that
      configures the environment for a new user. You can probably just change
      the font and force it into the session - probably easier than above.

      Jon.
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