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Re: Mathematica 4.1 Config:Fonts

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  • Subject: [mg36841] Re: [mg36823] Mathematica 4.1 Config:Fonts
  • From: "Y.A.Tesiram" <yas at pcomm.hfi.unimelb.edu.au>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 04:34:47 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Edit ->Preferences -> Font Options

In Preferences you will find everything you need to configure your
Mathematica environment. Also you may want to look up Style Sheets in the
book or the on line help.


Yas


On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, [UTF-8] Ljósálfr wrote:

> I've been trying to get my Mathematica 4.1 properly configured.
>
> I set:
> ###################################################################
> /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/TextResources/X/Specific.tr:
>   @@resource maxForXListFonts
>   10000
>
> # xlsfonts | wc -l
>    5572
>
> /etc/X11/XF86Config:
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/kwintv:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/Type1"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/mma/Type1"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/mma/X:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/sgi:unscaled"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype"
>   FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/uni:unscaled"
>
> # ls -R /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ | grep "/"
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings/large:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/kwintv:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/Type1:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/mma:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/mma/Type1:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/mma/X:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/sgi:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/uni:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/util:
>
> ########################################################
>
> When I open the Mathematica Book Reference Guide in the Help Browser, I get
> a beep and the message says:
>
> "Unable to find font with family Helvetica, weight Bold, slant Plain, and
> size 26. Substituting Courier."
>
> Compared to the things which *were* broken, this is a minor problem.  I can
> live with the beep. What I would now like to know is how to tell Mathematica  what
> fonts to use by default.  This seemingly simple question seems to have no
> simple answer.
>
> Could someone please help me.
>
> TIA,
>
> ^L
>
>



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