[kde] how to use kdialog --font ?
- Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:31:48 -0500
- From: "J. Leslie Turriff" <jlturriff@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [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
(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?
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