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

Andrew Chuah hachuah at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 15:17:53 EDT 2005

Hi Chad,

Try editing theme.xml in /usr/local/share/mythtv/themes/<theme> (or
/usr/share/... depending on your installation)


On 7/19/05, ffrr <ffrr at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> Chad wrote:
> >Hello!
> >
> >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?
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >
> 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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