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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: [ot fonts in firefox]
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 07:25:14
Message-Id: h9pobk$cln$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] [ot fonts in firefox] by Harry Putnam
1 On 09/28/2009 10:08 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
2 > Can anyone here coach me a little about getting a decent look in
3 > firefox.
4 >
5 > I've monkeyed around with the font settings endlessly but it seems I
6 > can only get a look where like in a google search.. The hits are
7 > displayed in a decent and reasonable size. But the font size in the
8 > search box where you enter your terms is much bigger.... It seams nothing I
9 > do in the supplied font adjustment settings has any effect on that
10 > font.
11 >
12 > You can see the window grab here:
13 >
14 >
15 > It doesn't look all that bad but notice how big the font in the search
16 > box is compared to the index of hits. The font inside search box is
17 > not bold but is a fair bit larger font size than even the headlines in
18 > the index of hits.
20 Google has recently changed this. It looks that way now and there's no
21 way to change this. The buttons also got a lot bigger.
24 > How do you control the font inside that search box? And how do you
25 > get a reliable size in the rest of it.. I tried checked and unchecked
26 > on the item that says [] let the pages show their own fonts.
27 > Doesn't seem to matter either way
28 >
29 > I've tried numerous setting on the various font sizes available in the
30 > Edit/preferences font and advanced dialogs. But I haven't found a
31 > combination the just works for most stuff.
33 One thing you can do is painfully adjust all font sizes in the settings
34 of Firefox for all languages and all styles. Sucks; it's a long list,
35 but helps here (I use "16".)