[Ardour-Dev] Font changing function

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Dec 19 11:39:26 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 20:09 +0100, Piotr Makowski wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I would like to suggest the UI font changing function to be added to
> ardour (in preferences or theme manager dialog). It is not
> user-friendly to edit 'ardour2_ui.rc' file every time when you want to
> change the Ardour2 font. 

Wrong place to change it, at least if you build it from source.
gtk2_ardour/SConscript is where the font definitions are done.

> Ardour replaces the system font and with higher resolutions when gnome
> fonts are set to bigger ardour fonts stay small and become invisible! 

Font handling in the X11 version of Ardour needs a drastic overhaul. The
OSX native version uses 4 fonts; the X11 version uses many, many more
without any good reason.

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