[mythtv-users] Font in menu's is too small

ffrr ffrr at tpg.com.au
Tue Jul 19 08:54:14 EDT 2005

Chad wrote:

>I am using G.A.N.T. on one of my frontends.  It's a Samsung DLP HDTV
>monitor, and I have attached my Mythbox to it via the vga out on my
>nvidia GF4 MMX 440, and in using the "PC" in, which is just a vga
>input.  The video looks outstanding, I mean this is by far the best
>image I've ever seen (when viewing High Def shows).
>But, when I go back to the menus, the font is really small.  The TV is
>a 61" TV, and the font is probably about .5" to 1", probably closer to
>the .5"  I've tried messing with the Font settings in the TV Menu, but
>nothing changes in the menus.  I'm assuming the font settings I'm
>tweaking is for subtitles or something else I never use, but I could
>easily be wrong.  Nonetheless, they are not changing the font in the
>myth menus.
>This is also affected when I view descriptions of videos in mythvideo.
> The font is so small, that I need to use my super vision to see it
>(which means I have to get up off the couch and walk towards the TV
>until it becomes clear :D ).
>Any ideas?  Where is the obvious setting I'm missing?  
I altered some menu font size in a different theme (it was too large ) 
by editing the xml in the theme.  Fonts and sizes for all sorts of 
things are defined in there.

I don't know if that's the approved method, but it worked.

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