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Re: IceCat from Guix all monospaced font

From: Zelphir Kaltstahl
Subject: Re: IceCat from Guix all monospaced font
Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 22:01:36 +0200
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And I corrected the typo with the "i", but no luck.

On 5/4/19 10:00 PM, Zelphir Kaltstahl wrote:
> Hi, thanks for your reply!
> First I tried the fc-match. It returned:
> DejaVuSans.ttf: "DejaVu Sans" "Book"
> Then I looked for the ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini file. It did not
> exist, only "bookmarks" and "gtk.css" existed at that location. So I
> created the "settings.ini" file and put in there the following:
> [Settings]
> gtk-font-name=i"DejaVu Sans" "Book" 11
> After that another fc-match with same result:
> DejaVuSans.ttf: "DejaVu Sans" "Book"
> Still no luck in Icecat. I restarted it, but still everything in its UI
> and on all websites is monospaced, despite other settings in
> "userChrome.css" in my browser profile (for UI) and Icecat preferences
> (for websites).
> Regards,
> Zelphir
> On 5/4/19 9:25 PM, ison wrote:
>> Icecat is a GTK3 application. Have you tried setting your GTK3 font?
>> You can do so with an application like lxappearance
>> (under the "widget" tab, select "Default font")
>> Alternatively you can set it manually.
>> If I'm not mistaken it should be in the file: ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini
>> At the bare minimum I think you should have this:
>> [Settings]
>> gtk-font-name=<My Font> <Weight> <Size>
>> The weight can be things like "Regular", "Medium", or "Bold" or other 
>> variants
>> Make sure your font is being located correctly by fontconfig. You can test it
>> with: fc-match "My Font"
>> Also, for the record you might want to check what gets returned when you just
>> type fc-match with no options. Because that's usually the default most
>> applications will select, and it sounds like you might have it set to a
>> monospace font, which probably isn't the best setting in general.

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