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Author Topic: font sizes in firefox  (Read 4804 times)


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font sizes in firefox
« on: June 19, 2007, 02:35:36 am »

How do i reduce the font sizes in the menu/status bars of firefox? There was a How-to on this but it seems to have disappeared.


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Re: font sizes in firefox
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2007, 07:49:51 am »

1) open firefox
2) type about:config in the address bar
3) change "layout.css.dpi" to 0 instead of -1
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Re: font sizes in firefox
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2007, 11:52:11 pm »

With a small window manager, another way to do this that sets the font size of gtk2 applications across the board is to create a .gtkrc-2.0 file in your home directory.  Mine reads:

gtk-font-name="Bitstream Vera Font 14"

That sets the gtk font size for all gtk applications.