Re: Odd problem with MATE Search Tool
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:14:48 -0400
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Odd problem with MATE Search Tool
On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 07:29:26AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> I just installed SciTE text editor from the repository.
> The default font size was too small so I went looking for the appropriate
> properties file.
> I entered "scite" in the "Name contains:" box and chose "Filesystem" in the
> "Look in folder:" box.
> Got no hits.
> Doing a reboot had no effect.
> Doing a manual browse found the is a /etc/scite directory.
> To check the tools functionality I searched for "python" getting many hits
> [including /etc/python].
I installed scite: sudo apt install scite
I started scite: scite &
I clicked on the second Help option. It opened a web page.
I read through until I got to:
Much of SciTE's behaviour can be changed by editing the properties files.
There are four properties files used:
User properties file called "SciTEUser.properties" on Windows
and ".SciTEUser.properties" on GTK+
By convention, a dotfile like that will be in your $HOME.
A little later I read:
font.monospace Defines, with the same syntax as the style
properties, the font name and size to be used when the Use
Monospaced Font command is performed.
> What's happening?
I'm typing a response in vim.