From: Albert (
Date: Tue Apr 10 2012 - 14:23:16 CDT

hello John:
   thank you for reply.
   I've got a 15" notebook. To me, it is still not big enough to see the
fond altough it looks normal, I just want to make it bigger so that it
would be more easier to watch. The TCL/TK font size is quite OK which
is bigger than the VMD menu fonts.
   It would be nice if we have an option to modify the menu fonts by

thank you very much

On 04/10/2012 09:11 PM, John Stone wrote:
> Albert,
> How large is the screen you're using? It seems odd to me that
> you would have a 144 dpi display at just 1920x1080 resolution.
> Is this some sort of netbook with a physically small screen, e.g.
> something with only a 10" to 12" screen? How large are the fonts
> used in the VMD FLTK / Tk windows as compared with 'xterm' or
> similar X-windows apps? Do you get any warnings from VMD during
> startup about missing fonts? It may be possible to force FLTK and Tk
> to use a different font by default, but off the top of my head I don't
> think it's trivial to do so without creating problems with the menu
> layouts throughout the program. I will have to look into it.
> Cheers,
> John
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 07:08:23AM +0200, Albert wrote:
>> Hi John:
>> here is the output:
>> resolution: 143x144 dots per inch
>> my screen resolution is 1920X1080.
>> THX
>> On 04/10/2012 06:49 AM, John Stone wrote:
>>> Albert,
>>> What do you get when you run this command:
>>> xdpyinfo | grep -i dots
>>> Cheers,
>>> John Stone