[scribus-dev] text size in the browser in 1.5.0

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sun Sep 8 07:08:11 UTC 2013

On 8/09/13 9:00 AM, "Christoph Schäfer" wrote:
>> Gesendet: Sonntag, 08. September 2013 um 08:09 Uhr
>> Von: plinnell <plinnell at scribus.net>
>> An: scribus-dev at lists.scribus.net
>> Betreff: Re: [scribus-dev] text size in the browser in 1.5.0
>> On Sat, 07 Sep 2013 20:17:30 -0400
>> Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
>>> I have been trying and failing to find out where the browser text
>>> size is set in 1.5.0.
>>> I am wondering if it hasn't been set and what we see is some Qt
>>> default. For my screens it's much too large, and there doesn't seem
>>> to be a way for the user to adjust it either.
>>> Greg
>> Hi Greg,
>> On openSUSE its /usr/bin/qtconfig-qt5, so I would imagine its something
>> similar on Fedora. Its in the qttools package.
>> Hope that helps,
>> Peter
> This reminds me of a suggestion I made a few months ago, namely using the Apache-licensed Droid Sans Regular font for the UI by default on every OS except OS X. It reduces the screen estate of dialogs significantly and nevertheless provides excellent legibility. As a side effect, screenshots for the docs would also become smaller. This would of course mean adding the font to the Scribus packages/installers.
> As for the Online Help, users should be able to choose a font that works best for them from within Scribus. In my 1.5.0svn build, the help pages look like sh**, while they're being rendered just fine in 1.4.3, which has been built with exactly the same Qt version.
> Christoph

Which has absolutely nothing to do with Scribus. Its your Qt config driving that and your DE likely
configuring your Qt 4.


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