[OS X TeX] Re: screen font size in carbon emacs
harpend at xmission.com
Tue Mar 23 08:46:13 EST 2004
On Mar 23, 2004, at 1:33 AM, Thomas A.Schmitz wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2004, at 2:00 AM, "Henry Harpending" wrote:
>> Using the emacs port described at
>> http://www.inf.unibz.it/~franconi/enhanced-carbon-emacs/ I am unable
>> make any change to the size of the screen font. Changing the default
>> face only changes the font of the "All(10,5)" indicator on the mode
>> line, nothing else. Using "alt-x set-default-font" has no effect that
>> I have found except that it will change the face from courier to
>> monaco. My aging eyes yearn for a 16 or 18 pt monaco font on the
>> screen. Can anyone tell me how to change the font size?
> I'm afraid I don't know about Enhanced Carbon Emacs (which I gave up
> using because I consider it a bit too proactive about user's
> convenience). In "regular" carbon Emacs, you can get a list of
> available fontsets like so:
> M-x set-default-font
> hit TAB twice
> This will give you a list of all fonts available on your system. There
> is no 16 pt monaco, but you can have an 18 or even 24 pt courier. I
> take the 24-pt courier as an exmple. It is specified in your list like
> Write this into your .emacs:
> (setq default-frame-alist '((width . 80)
> (height . 36)
> (font . "fontset-courier")))
I did this, no error messages on startup, no change in the screen font!
I will try this on one of the other osx emacsen.
Thanks, Henry Harpending
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