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Really basic appearance question [message #644909] Tue, 14 December 2010 17:23 Go to next message
Steve Cohen is currently offline Steve CohenFriend
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Is there a way in Helios, (and if so, what is it) to change the font used in your basic view windows such as the Project Explorer? I find I can change the font on the Title tab of such views but not in the view itself. The default is just too big for me. I find nothing in the Windows->Preferences that handles this most basic of settings.





























Re: Really basic appearance question [message #644992 is a reply to message #644909] Wed, 15 December 2010 05:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Prakash G.R. is currently offline Prakash G.R.Friend
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On 14/12/10 10:53 PM, Steve Cohen wrote:
> Is there a way in Helios, (and if so, what is it) to change the font
> used in your basic view windows such as the Project Explorer? I find I
> can change the font on the Title tab of such views but not in the view
> itself. The default is just too big for me. I find nothing in the
> Windows->Preferences that handles this most basic of settings.

Window->Preferences->Appearance->Colors and Fonts

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- Prakash
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Re: Really basic appearance question [message #645524 is a reply to message #644909] Fri, 17 December 2010 15:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Eric Rizzo is currently offline Eric RizzoFriend
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On 12/14/10 12:23 PM, Steve Cohen wrote:
> Is there a way in Helios, (and if so, what is it) to change the font
> used in your basic view windows such as the Project Explorer? I find I
> can change the font on the Title tab of such views but not in the view
> itself. The default is just too big for me. I find nothing in the
> Windows->Preferences that handles this most basic of settings.

Many of those things are controlled by the operating system or window
manager settings.

Eric
Re: Really basic appearance question [message #645652 is a reply to message #644909] Sun, 19 December 2010 13:07 Go to previous message
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Originally posted by: kishore.messages.gmail.com

>"Steve Cohen" <scohen@javactivity.org> wrote in message
>news:ie88tj$go3$1@news.eclipse.org...
> Is there a way in Helios, (and if so, what is it) to change the font used
> in your basic view windows such as the ?>Project Explorer? I find I can
> change the font on the Title tab of such views but not in the view itself.
> The default is >just too big for me. I find nothing in the
> Windows->Preferences that handles this most basic of settings.

any IDE must have such basic option...not at OS level.. follow Prakash
suggestion..

Regards,
Kishore
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