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Icons and fonts to small for a 24" monitor

Posted on 2004-04-30
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I just upgraded a user's workstation Ultra 10 to Solaris 2.8 from 2.6.  When I hooked up the monitor back up the size of the icons and fonts we're to small for the 24 inch monitor.  Is there a command I can use to change to increase the size of the icons and fonts to match the size of the monitor?

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Brian
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by:fim32
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i think that would have to depend on your window manager...  in gnome, you would applications->desktop preferences->font

in cde, you would go to Desktop Controls, that's the icon on the bar that's between the printers and the load meter...
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by:bburton
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THanks for the suggestion, that only increase the font sizes.  I'm trying to find a way to have the icon's size be proportional to the size of the screen.  When the user opens an icon, the appilcation looks like it belongs on a 17-19" monitor.  It's way to small to read.

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by:rkotara
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What window manager are you using and what is your graphics adapter (video card) model?
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by:bburton
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I was able to figure out what I needed to do.

Ran fbconfig -dev /dev/fb -res 1280x800x76
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