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From Fred Juan DIAZ <fredjuan.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Change UI Font size
Date Sat, 03 Sep 2011 08:59:36 GMT
(Thread posted again today and waiting for the interested person to follow
it)

2011/9/2 Fred Juan DIAZ <fredjuan.diaz@gmail.com>

> ==========================================
> Copy of the corresponding thread moved from dev list
> ==========================================
>
> [...]
>
> In particular some informations are needed
>
> 1a) Which O.S. are you using, which version ?
> 1b) case Linux : which windowmanager, which version ?
>
> 2) Which version of OOo, and from which repository ?
>
> 3) didn't you forget to unselect "Use system font for user interface" ?
>
> 4) Does font changing (in replace with) has any effect on your UI ?
>
> ... others questions we'll have to examine
>
> As far as I know, storage of this percentage is done in the xml file
> ~/.openoffice.org/3/user/registry/data/org/openoffice/Office/Common.xcu
> for example, if you choose 119% then close OOo
> launch an Xterm
>
> $ cd /home/me/.openoffice.org
> $ grep -R 119 *
> will show you this file and in it, look for
> <value>119</value>
> (max allowed is 130)
>
> But I don't know which part of code is concerned here.
> (only tester, not dev :-/ )
>
>
> anyway I think better to go on user list
>
> regards
> Fred Juan DIAZ
>
>
> =================================================================
>
>
> ----- Mail original -----
> De : the mad doctor kaeding <the.mad.doctor.kaeding@gmail.com>
> À : ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc :
> Envoyé le : Vendredi 2 Septembre 2011 18h51
> Objet : Re: change UI font size
>
> I have tried setting a font substitution Andale Sans UI -> something
> else, and it would
> not take it.  I have tried going into the options and adjusting the
> scaling, but it has
> no effect on the UI font.  I have tried all possible configuration
> options with no success.
>
> Would someone please point to the place in the source code where the size
> of the UI font is set?  Thank you.
>
>
> On 8/30/11, Fred Juan DIAZ <fred_katfr@yahoo.fr> wrote:
> >
> >
> > --- En date de : Mar 30.8.11, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> a
> écrit :
> >
> > De: Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
> > Objet: Re: change UI font size
> > À: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Cc: "'the mad doctor kaeding'" <the.mad.doctor.kaeding@gmail.com>
> > Date: Mardi 30 août 2011, 22h21
> >
> > Tools - Options - View
> >
> > Here you can set some options that will influence the UI:
> >
> > - "Scaling"
> > Uses percentile scaling for font size in user interface elements, such
> > as dialogs and icon labels. The Scaling setting does not affect the font
> > size of text in a document.
> >
> > - "Use system font for user interface"
> > Specifies to use the system font to display all menus and dialogs. Else
> > another installed font is used.
> >
> > BTW:
> > It's not possible to set a specific font and/or size for displaying the
> > UI in OOo.
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > Marcus
> >
> > =================
> > It's hopefully possible
> > Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org > View
> > unselect "Use system fonts for user interface"
> > then
> > Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org > Fonts
> > select "Apply replacement table"
> >
> > the default font (not documented) is
> > Andale Sans UI (comes from StarOffice 5.1 I guess, and not appearing in
> the
> > really installed fonts :-) may be developers will have to see there
> later,
> > it's a mystery for the tester but non-coder that i'm.
> >
> >
> > so
> > in the left line "Font", put Andale Sans UI
> > right "replace with": choose the font you wish
> > select Always and Screen
> > OK
> >
> > but you'll notice that the font used by default, DejaVu Sans is  the
> widest
> > one.
> >
> > about size, answer was given
> >
> > Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org > View
> > Scaling 125%
> >
> > see there too
> > http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Font-FAQ
> >

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