How do I override the font size of window menu items?

How do I override the font size of window menu items?

Postby kkruecke on Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:46 pm

I am running LM 14/Cinnamon with the Cinnamon theme. The font size of the Window menu items for some applications--Gimp, Banshee, LibreOffice Writer, on so on--is really tiny, and I am on a laptop already. I can't figure out how to increase it.

I can go to Preference->Cinnamon Settings->Fonts and change the Default Font. This does increase the menu font size for some programs, like Nemo and Firefox, but not all programs. Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: How do I override the font size of window menu items?

Postby caribriz on Sat Jul 06, 2013 2:22 am

Hi kkruecke,

You could try this - it worked for me on LM14 Cinnamon:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=208&t=136846#p730717
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Re: How do I override the font size of window menu items?

Postby kkruecke on Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:51 pm

Thanks caribriz! I added
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style "schrift"
{
font_name = "Ubuntu 13"
}
widget_class "*" style "schrift"
gtk-font-name = "Ubuntu 13"


to ~/.gtkrc.mine, which I created, and created the file ~/.gtkrc-2.0, adding to it the line:
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include '/home/kurt/.gtkrc.mine'


And that worked! It changed the window menu font for all the non-cinnamon applications.
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