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[kde] how to use kdialog --font ?




	I want to use kdialog to display a table of values, and to make the output 
columns line up, the simplest way is to display the data with a monospace 
font, e.g. DejaVu Sans Mono.  kdialog --help-qt shows option -fn <name> 
or --font <name>, but does not describe the format of the <name> string.

	For testing, I've tried all of the following, but none seem to do anything:

	kdialog --font 'DejaVu Sans Mono' --msgbox 'Does this use the right font?'
	kdialog --font 'dejavu sans mono' --msgbox 'Does this use the right font?'
	kdialog --font '-*-dejavu sans mono-medium-r' --msgbox 'Does this use the 
right font?'
(This last after using xfontsel to see the X definition, just in case.)

	I've searched the web for documentation and hints, and come up empty.  I've 
looked at the QT class documentation, but those are c++ calls, so don't tell 
anything about kdialog.

	Does anyone out there know how the --font string should be formatted?

Leslie
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