Problem with giant font sizes in tkinter
cousinstanley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 16:48:47 CET 2011
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I have a tkinter application under Python 2.6 which is shows text
> in a giant font, about twenty(?) times larger than expected.
> The fonts are set using:
> titlefont = '-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal-*-180-*'
> buttonfont = '-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal-*-140-*'
> labelfont = '-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal-*-140-*'
Although I've been a linux user for several years,
that type of font spec hurts my head .... :-)
Will the more simplistic type of tuple spec
not work in your tkinter application ?
81 , 27 ,
text = ' NTSC Standard ' ,
fill = 'white' ,
font = ( 'Helvetica' , 12 , 'bold' ) )
Stanley C. Kitching
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