LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

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LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by Eucalyptus » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:59 am

Hi,

Using LM18 Cinnamon, fresh install. Can you please help for some GUI customization?

1. MintMenu: How to remove an icon which has been added in the Favorites section?
I can right click on any menu item and "Add to Favorites". But how to remove? The icons I added or some of the default icons which were already there.

2. How configure the font size on the bottom panel
I enabled customized panel size and allow Cinnamon to scale text and icons. Then I increased the panel height by 50%. Now the font is bold and big. May be this is not a big deal but I would feel more comfortable knowing where I can configure some basic GUI elements.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by blockhead47 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:38 am

1. MintMenu: How to remove an icon which has been added in the Favorites section?
I can right click on any menu item and "Add to Favorites". But how to remove? The icons I added or some of the default icons which were already there.
You remove the same way you added.
Click on Menu, search for the program you added to favorites, when it is found
Right click on it and Remove.

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by Eucalyptus » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:17 pm

blockhead47 wrote:You remove the same way you added.
Click on Menu, search for the program you added to favorites, when it is found
Right click on it and Remove.
Works perfect thanks.

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:29 pm

There is an even easier way to remove a favorite icon: Simply drag it somewhere to the right (doesn't matter where).

Regarding the font size in the panel: Open the panel settings and make sure, that you have the correct panel selected (if you have more than one), it shows colored. Activate both options in the upper part and move the slider for the panel height, the fonts will increase accordingly.

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by Eucalyptus » Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:45 pm

Cosmo. wrote:There is an even easier way to remove a favorite icon: Simply drag it somewhere to the right (doesn't matter where).

Regarding the font size in the panel: Open the panel settings and make sure, that you have the correct panel selected (if you have more than one), it shows colored. Activate both options in the upper part and move the slider for the panel height, the fonts will increase accordingly.
Thanks for the tips regarding removing favorite icons. For the font size of the panel. What I wanted to do is the opposite. I prefer the font *NOT* to scale. Because after I increased the panel height by 50%, the font is now too big.

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by austin.texas » Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:09 am

Open the cinnamon.css file for the theme you want to use.
Go to the panel section at about line 357

#panel {
color: #333;
border-image: url("background-assets/panel.png")0 10 8 8 stretch;
border: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,0.2);
border-top: 0px;
border-left: 0px;
border-right: 0px;
box-shadow: 0px 2px 3px 3px rgba(90,174,212,0.3);
font-size: 9pt;
height: 25px;
}

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Re: LM18 Cinnamon, remove fav icons, reduce font size Panel

Post by Cosmo. » Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:47 am

Eucalyptus wrote:For the font size of the panel. What I wanted to do is the opposite. I prefer the font *NOT* to scale. Because after I increased the panel height by 50%, the font is now too big.
In this case only activate the first option, but not the second.

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