[Bluej-discuss] Font suggestion for Bluej

barry at cs.laurentian.ca barry at cs.laurentian.ca
Mon Jun 16 08:58:16 EST 2003


Hi Michael

I know about bluej.defs but the following statements don't work

   bluej.editor.font=Lucida Console
   bluej.editor.fontstyle=bold
   bluej.editor.fontsize=18

Only the size gets changed.
We need a font dialog box for BlueJ

Barry Adams


Quoting Michael Kölling <mik at mip.sdu.dk>:

> Users can define the font used in BlueJ's editor. You just need to 
> change one setting in bluej.defs (the preference definition file - see 
> http://www.bluej.org/help/archive.html#tip4 and #tip12 for details of 
> how to edit these files).
> 
> In the definitions file, search for the definition of
> 
> 	bluej.editor.font
> 
> Here, you can specify anything you like.
> 
> Michael
> 
> On Monday, Jun 16, 2003, at 13:18 Europe/Copenhagen, Barry Adams wrote:
> 
> > I have never seen a monofont that distinguishes 1 and l better than 
> > this.
> > Some of the old typewriters actually used the same character for both.
> > I used to need l with numeric subscripts so with a subscript of 1
> > looked terrible.
> > Fortunately TeX has $\ell$ to produce a script l.
> >
> > I think microsoft has a comic font that may distinguish them better.
> >
> > Maybe BlueJ should allow the user to choose any font and style
> > on the system in the editor.
> >
> >
> > Quoting Ravinder Cuthbert <graphodoc at vsnl.net>:
> >
> >> Hi Michael,
> >>
> >> I am using Bluej version 1.2.2.
> >> I have trouble differentiating '1' (one) from 'l' (el) in the Bluej 
> >> editor.
> >> I would suggest that you use a font that can easily differentiate 
> >> between
> >> the two in future editions of Bluej.
> >>
> >> Thanking you
> >>
> >> Yours sincerely,
> >>
> >> Ravinder
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >
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> > Barry Adams
> > Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
> > Laurentian University
> >
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> Michael Kölling                                       Mærsk Institute
> http://www.mip.sdu.dk/~mik             University of Southern Denmark
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