Better looking fonts with Netscape 1.0N

Better looking fonts with Netscape 1.0N

Post by Harald Schreib » Sat, 25 Feb 1995 00:07:32

The fonts in Netscape 1.0N are looking much better if you
are using scalable fonts instead of bitmap fonts.

At first you should install the Type1-fonts of the
XFree86-3.1.1 distribution. They are in the file

Then you should add the line
    FontPath    "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
as the first FontPath line to your XF86Config-file.

At last you should apply the following patch
to the Netscape-app-defaults-file:

--- /usr/lib/X11/app-defaults/Netscape.original Thu Feb 23 14:55:08 1995

 ! allowed to remain wildcards.
 ! ============================================================================
-*documentFonts*foundry:                                *
+*documentFonts*foundry:                                adobe
 *documentFonts*family:                         *
 *documentFonts*weight:                         *

 ! Specify default values for all variable-width fonts, regardless of size.
 ! ============================================================================
-*documentFonts.variable*family:                        times
+*documentFonts.variable*family:                        utopia
 *documentFonts.variable.normal*weight:         medium
 *documentFonts.variable.normal*slant:          r

 *documentFonts.fixed.bold*weight:              bold
 *documentFonts.fixed.bold*slant:               r
 *documentFonts.fixed.italic*weight:            medium
-*documentFonts.fixed.italic*slant:             o
+*documentFonts.fixed.italic*slant:             i
 *documentFonts.fixed.boldItalic*weight:                bold
-*documentFonts.fixed.boldItalic*slant:         o
+*documentFonts.fixed.boldItalic*slant:         i

 ! To use LucidaTypewriter instead of Times, do the following.  (The second two
 ! lines are necessary because Lucida calls its slanted versions "italic" while

Have Fun!
Harald Schreiber, Ronheider Berg 208, D-52076 Aachen, Germany



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