Re: [R] Change font size in Windows

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 10:49:28 -0700


Definitely. I edited the one in the program files.

I think i saw a ref to the home file but it did not sink in.

Thanks

> From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
> Subject: Re: [R] Change font size in Windows
> To: "John Kane" <jrkrideau@yahoo.ca>
> Cc: "R R-help" <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Received: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 1:09 PM
>
>
> On 12.05.2011 18:25, John Kane wrote:
> > My day for dumb questions. How do I increase the type
> size in the Rgui console in Windows? (R-2.13.0, Windows 7)
> >
> > It looked to me that I just needed to change the font
> spec in Rconsole but that does not seem to be working.
> >
> > The R FAQ for Windows has a reference in Q3.4 to
> changing fonts, (Q5.2), but I don't see anything relevant
> there.
> >
> > Rconsole originally was:
> > font = TT Courier New
> > points = 10
> > style = normal # Style can be normal, bold, italic
> >
> > I changed this to points=14 and then in desperation to
> points=18 with no effect.
> >
> > I have both restarted R and done a complete reboot to
> no avail.  What am I missing?
>
> You probably edited *one* of at least two Rconsole files.
> The one in
> your home directory (probably
> C:/Users/Username/Documents/Rconsole)
> takes precedence.
>
> Uwe Ligges
>
>
> >
> > Any advice would be most gratefully received
> >
> =======================================================
> >> sessionInfo()
> > R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
> > Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
> >
> > locale:
> > [1] LC_COLLATE=English_Canada.1252 
> LC_CTYPE=English_Canada.1252   
> LC_MONETARY=English_Canada.1252
> > [4] LC_NUMERIC=C         
>          
> LC_TIME=English_Canada.1252
> >
> > attached base packages:
> > [1] grDevices datasets 
> splines   graphics  stats 
>    tcltk     utils 
>    methods   base
> >
> > other attached packages:
> > [1] svSocket_0.9-51 TinnR_1.0.3 
>    R2HTML_2.2     
> Hmisc_3.8-3     survival_2.36-9
> >
> > loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> > [1] cluster_1.13.3  grid_2.13.0 
>    lattice_0.19-26
> svMisc_0.9-61   tools_2.13.0
> >
>



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