Problem with giant font sizes in tkinter

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Fri Feb 11 03:35:09 CET 2011

Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> writes:
>>> labelfont = '-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal-*-140-*' 
>>> ....
> Nevertheless, I'd like to learn how to diagnose these sorts of font 
> issues. Can anyone suggest where I should start?

Is the -140- a font size in points (1 point = 1/72 inch) or something
like that?  Try a smaller number.

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