Default font size
ach at mpe.mpg.de
Wed Jul 6 16:08:24 CDT 2005
On Wednesday 06 July 2005 20:41, Christoph Wiesen wrote:
> few minutes ago I created a bug (12450) about the default font size used in
> Kubuntu. I think it's too big for comfortable use for many people's setup.
Size of the font should not depend on hardware setup but what is good for
> Nowadays displays with 1024x768 at 15" and 1280x1024 at 17 - 19" are still
> very widely used. On such displays the default font size seems huge. I'm
> working on a 17" and if left with default font sizes it would feel like 15"
> considering the space that would be available.
The size (take a ruler) of the font should be identical independently of
the Monitor size and resolution. If not there's a problen with the
detection of your monitor. Of course the smaller the monitor the less
characters fit on it.
> What do you think? Is this nonsense or might it be a good idea to alter the
> default size for breezy?
My first reaction was like yours. Then I realized that I worked much more
relaxed on kubuntu than on my other boxes with 10pt fonts. Now I use
everywhere ubuntus default. YMMV.
>  https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12450
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