Problem with giant font sizes in tkinter

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sat Feb 12 03:35:56 CET 2011


On Fri, 11 Feb 2011 01:29:02 -0500, Chris Jones wrote:

>> >> labelfont = '-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal-*-140-*'

[...]

> First of all, you need to know precisely what the above font name coding
> means.
[...]
>   http://www.archive.org/details/xwindowsytemosf03querarch


Thanks for the link, that's incredibly useful (although the PDF doesn't 
render correctly in any of the five different PDF viewers I tried, but I 
was able to read it). 


-- 
Steven



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