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Re: Terminal problem? man formatting problem?

From: Frederic Chartier
Subject: Re: Terminal problem? man formatting problem?
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2023 11:55:02 +0200

On 2023-04-24 03:49 +0200, Oliver Corff wrote:

> I cannot use xterm, uxterm and Eterm on my system because of the high
> screen resolution; those terminal windows appear as tiny stamps which do
> not accept the Ctrl-+ resizing command.

With XTerm, the font can be set in three ways that I know of.
By setting the appropriate resource (perhaps "XTerm*vt100.font")
in your ~/.Xresources, through option "-fn" and interactively,
with [shift]-[-] and [shift]-[+]. If you know what font you
want, a wrapper script can be as simple as

: ${font:="-b&h-lucidatypewriter-medium-r-normal-sans-26-190-100-100-m-159-*"}
exec xterm -fn "$font" "$@"

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