MacPython 2.5 IDLE font size

Brian Blais bblais at bryant.edu
Sun Feb 8 11:42:28 CET 2009


Hello,

> On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 4:03 PM, <chohazel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to adjust the default font size in IDLE, in MacPython
> 2.5? The default now is too tiny.
> I have to use this version of MacPython. As far as I searched, I can't
> find how I do this.

It is indeed a bug that the options menu doesn't show. What I did was  
to manually edit the file:

/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/Current/lib/python2.5/ 
idlelib/config-main.def


to include the lines:

font= monaco
font-size= 13
font-bold= 0

(can't remember what the default was).


			bb


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Brian Blais
bblais at bryant.edu
http://web.bryant.edu/~bblais



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