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Re: A recomended guide to vim - was {Re: Does bash have a tool ?}

Richard Owlett wrote:

> ....
> For example, GVIM launches with an unreadably small font.
> I have found the instructions to do ":set guifont=*".
> However I wish to set things appropriately in ~/.vimrc .
> I ended up in <http://vimhelp.appspot.com/> a sample script to insert.
> However I could find no links to how to find how find a list 
> of designation of a font-face.
> .... 

  I use the following line in ~/.vimrc
  to specify a font to be used .... 

    :set gfn=DejaVu\ Sans\ Mono\ 13

  The path to that particular font
  on my debian stretch system is .... 


  vim should probably find any valid font
  in /usr/share/fonts ?

  I've been using a similar font setting
  in this manner for several years 
  and believe I first saw it as an example
  while google-izing .... 

    .vimrc example 

Stanley C. Kitching
Human Being
Phoenix, Arizona