[mythtv-users] The fonts in mythtvfrontend ...

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Dec 15 01:32:29 UTC 2009

On 12/14/2009 08:26 AM, lee wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 01:01:23AM -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 12/12/2009 07:18 PM, lee wrote:
>>> ... are huge. I've tried to set smaller fonts with the setup option in
>>> mythtvfrontend, but to no avail. How do I get them down to a
>>> reasonable size?
>> Change themes.  My guess is you're using a theme designed for a 16:9
>> display but you have a 4:3 display.
> It's the other way round: Since I'm not running it fullscreen, I've
> selected a 4:3 theme. The display does 1920x1200.

If you display a 4:3 theme in a 4:3 (physical) window on a 16:9
(physical) display that's configured such that X realizes it's a 16:9
display, all will work well.

>> Also, make sure you have the fonts the theme uses installed on your system.
> Hm, that's something I'll have to check.

Many of the themes use the MS core web fonts, so verify you have those.


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