[mythtv-users] Only some fonts are too small/unreadable

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Feb 8 16:33:07 UTC 2010

On 02/08/2010 08:53 AM, Jan Schneider wrote:
> Zitat von Justin Garrison:
>> I am using Mythbuntu 9.10 and most fonts in MythTV look just fine.
>> But some popup windows come up with a font so small it looks like
>> it is just a spec. This is also noticeable if not in MythTV but
>> only in certain areas. For example, my desktop icon text and menu
>> look just fine and is perfectly readable but if I open VLC the
>> toolbar/playlist fonts are completely unreadable. The machine is
>> plugged into my TV with 720p resolution. I have tried changing my DPI
>> to something much larger (140+) but
>> that just changes font size on everything that is already big
>> enough, and has no affect on the items I cannot read. I am using a
>> Nvidia 9500GT with proprietary drivers if that helps. Please let me
>> know if you have a tip on fixing this font size
>> issue.
> I had *exactly* the same issue, also with an nvidia card with
> proprietary drivers, and for me it was solved with setting the dpi.
> Mine is set to "100x100".

Those would be the non-themed (Qt) popups in Myth.  They'll eventually
disappear when the mythui port is complete, but until then, DPI will
affect the size of the fonts seen in those areas.


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