Descenders and fonts in Idle

Jon K Hellan hellan at acm.org
Wed Feb 23 10:09:51 CET 2000


Jon K Hellan <hellan at acm.org> writes:

> "Robert Hicks" <rhicks at rma.edu> writes:
> 
> > you want to edit EditorWindow.py:
> > 
> > if sys.platform[:3] == 'win':
> >             text['font'] = ("verdana", 10)
> > #            text['font'] = ("courier new", 10)
> > 
> 
> Thanks. That doues it. Actually:
> 
>         if sys.platform[:3] == 'win':
>             text['font'] = ("lucida console", 10)
>         else:
>             text['font'] = ("lucida typewriter", 12)

Well, to get the font I use in Emacs, that should be
"lucidatypewriter", 10

A small bug: The lines are too densely spaced too make room for the
descenders of the characters.

Jon



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