[techtalk] X/windowmaker

Telsa Gwynne hobbit at aloss.ukuu.org.uk
Thu Mar 23 17:03:09 EST 2000

On Wed, Mar 22, 2000 at 11:28:08AM -0800 or thereabouts, Nicole Zimmerman wrote:
> I have a couple of problems. The first one is just plain irritating... the
> fonts in applications are too dang big. Licq and mozilla seem to set their
> own font sizes but things like netscape and gaim use whatever the
> "default" is (right now it looks about 14 point helvetica to me). I want
> it to be smaller, but I can't figure out where to change it.
> I am thinking it might be WindowMaker's fault and not xfs', but I can't
> find *anywhere* in WindowMaker's prefs or silly little conf files to
> change it. 

I use WindowMaker and like it but I have trouble with its built-in
ways to change defaults. Instead I use wmakerconf from 

You will find fonts under the "appearance" tab, in the "workspace"

That might help...?


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