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Setting font for GtkTextView




From gedit 3.20 we have

void
gedit_view_set_font (GeditView   *view,
		     gboolean     default_font,
		     const gchar *font_name)
{
	PangoFontDescription *font_desc;

	gedit_debug (DEBUG_VIEW);

	g_return_if_fail (GEDIT_IS_VIEW (view));

	if (default_font)
	{
		GeditSettings *settings;
		gchar *font;

		settings = _gedit_app_get_settings (GEDIT_APP (g_application_get_default ()));
		font = gedit_settings_get_system_font (settings);

		font_desc = pango_font_description_from_string (font);
		g_free (font);
	}
	else
	{
		g_return_if_fail (font_name != NULL);

		font_desc = pango_font_description_from_string (font_name);
	}

	g_return_if_fail (font_desc != NULL);

	gtk_widget_override_font (GTK_WIDGET (view), font_desc);

	pango_font_description_free (font_desc);
}

Or https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/stable/TextWidget.html

/* Change default font throughout the widget */
font_desc = pango_font_description_from_string ("Serif 15");
gtk_widget_modify_font (view, font_desc);
pango_font_description_free (font_desc);


But https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/stable/GtkWidget.html#gtk-widget-override-font

gtk_widget_override_font has been deprecated since version 3.16 and
should not be used in newly-written code.
This function is not useful in the context of CSS-based rendering. If
you wish to change the font a widget uses to render its text you should
use a custom CSS style, through an application-specific
GtkStyleProvider and a CSS style class.

So I should try to set font with CSS? It's a large effort without an
available example. And it seems that CSS style has changed for 3.20, so
same CSS code may not work for 3.18 and 3.20 and above.


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