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Opera's fonts are way too small with Xorg682c
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Glitchman
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PostPosted: Thu 24 Nov 2005, 22:38    Post_subject:  Opera's fonts are way too small with Xorg682c  

While Xorg682c gives me better video options, it unfortunately causes all fonts in Opera (including the menus) to be too small, even in 800*600 resolution. I tried MU's suggestion to increase overall font sizes with "Xft.dpi: 108" in ~/.Xdefaults but that only helped some applications like Mozilla and Leafpad. Increasing Opera's fonts to anything above 100% will unfortunately scale images too.

Any suggestions?
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Artie


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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 18:07    Post_subject:  

Tried Tools -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Fonts -> Minimum font size?

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mayakovski


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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 19:10    Post_subject:  

Artie wrote:
Tried Tools -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Fonts -> Minimum font size?

Artie


Is that in Opera or Puppy?

I also use Xorg682c and I also tried the "Xft.dpi: 108" in ~/.Xdefaults" trick but it did not do anything at all.

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Glitchman
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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 21:44    Post_subject: No dice  

Artie wrote:
Tried Tools -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Fonts -> Minimum font size?

Artie


I tried that, but the fonts in TEXTAREAs and input type boxes, as well as the menus do not ever change. Back when I was using the default Xvesa driver on Puppy 1.03, Opera worked fine. Thus I highly suspect Xorg682c to be the culprit (but I'll never go back to Xvesa, ever.)
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Glitchman
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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 21:53    Post_subject: No dice  

Oh, and here's a screenshot to help illustrate. Note the size of the text that I tried to type on Google.
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Arcflup
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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 22:18    Post_subject:  

Change the font manually in Opera.

Tools>Preferences>Advanced>Fonts

'Forms text field multi-line' and 'Forms text field single-line' are the ones you want.
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GuestToo
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PostPosted: Fri 25 Nov 2005, 22:32    Post_subject:  

you can change the fonts and fonts sizes in Opera's Tools, Preferences ... for example, i set Forms, Text Field Single Line to Verdana 16 ... screenshot
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PostPosted: Sat 26 Nov 2005, 13:31    Post_subject: Tip: Styles can be applied quickly to selected text.  

Cool. Thanks guys. Opera is much more usable now. The only thing I haven't figured out how to fix yet is the "Alt-Minus" menu (well I call it that since that's the shortcut in Windows.) It's the one with Move, Minimize, Decoration, etc. It is still tiny, but I suppose I can live with that since I don't use it too much. Oddly enough the menu that cascades from Decoration matches the size of my other customized menus....
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Glitchman
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PostPosted: Sat 26 Nov 2005, 14:48    Post_subject: Tip: Styles can be applied quickly to selected text.  

Never mind the "Alt-Minus" menu. I fixed that by simply closing Opera and re-opening it.
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