Text size in Idle under X11?

Robert Hicks bob at wildthink.com
Sun Oct 8 23:12:28 CEST 2000


Keep looking. I just moved to the Mac so I cannot find it for you. But it is
there I did it on Linux so I know it was not just a Windows thing.

> From: Nate Bargmann <n0nb at my-deja.com>
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> Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2000 03:37:41 GMT
> Subject: Re: Text size in Idle under X11?
> 
> In article <B6053204.69E%bob at wildthink.com>,
> Robert Hicks <bob at wildthink.com> wrote:
>> You can edit the editor.py  (?) and change the font in idle.
> 
> That particular filename comes up empty on my system.  Per the help in
> Idle I looked at /usr/lib/idle/EditorWindow.py and found this relevant
> frgament:
> 
> if sys.platform[:3] == 'win':
> text['font'] = ("lucida console", 8)
> 
> The if statement leads me to believe this only works in MS Windows as I
> tried changing it and still had the small text size upon the next
> restart of Idle.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Next?
> 
> - Nate >>
> 
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