Problem with giant font sizes in tkinter
cjns1989 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 15:13:45 CET 2011
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 09:35:56PM EST, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> 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).
The O'Reilly X admin guide is also available at the same address and has
a few more pieces of the puzzle.
Should've mentioned that you should download the (much smaller) *.djvu
files rather than the pdf's. Much smaller files, and render considerably
faster. The ‘evince’ viewer on GNU/Linux appears to understand the djvu
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