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Re: Changing Emacs font

From: Javier
Subject: Re: Changing Emacs font
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:32:20 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: tin/2.2.0-20131224 ("Lochindaal") (UNIX) (Linux/3.13.6-1-ARCH (x86_64))

This is what I have in my .emacs for using emacs in Linux

(when (equal window-system 'x)
       (set-face-font 'default 

The notation for the font is used for X11 fonts.  The program xfontsel
displays the fonts.

Also, you can access the font menu in emacs using Shift+left button of
the mouse.

Jai Dayal <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to change the default font to be Monospace of size 12.
> When I open emacs -nw in a terminal, the terminal's profile preferences are
> set to Monospace 12, however, when I open up emacs without a terminal, I
> get a completely different set of fonts, and frankly, they're hard on my
> eyes.
> How can I change the emacs settings so that the font displayed is Monspace
> size 12? I tried all solutions under "Globally Change the Default Font"
> found here:
> But I've had no luck.. the font is still the same original one.
> What am I missing?
> Thanks much!
> Jai

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