On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:25 AM, rgheck <rgh...@bobjweil.com> wrote:
> John McCabe-Dansted wrote:
>> I am using LyX on the Eeepc 701 which has a 800x480 resolution.
>> Unfortunately a number of LyX dialogs are a bit too large to fit on
>> the screen. I used "kcmshell font" to set the fontsize to 7 in
>> ~/.qt/qtrc. However LyX seems to have ignored this setting.
> You need to set that for qt4. I'd use qtconfig-qt4 to do that, but I don't
> know if it's available on your machine.

I added the following to ~/.config/Trolltech.conf
It worked but it was a bit harsh that I had to use a font size of 5. I
don't suppose anyone knows of a way to scale down the space *between*
items on the dialog? (which is where much of the space  goes).

font="Sans Serif,5,-1,5,50,0,0,0,0,0"

> FYI, I've got all our EeePCs---two 901s and a 1000---all running Fedora 10,
> which works very well with one of the lighter desktops, like XFCE or LXDE.
> And then you can do as you please.

I think the 900+ EeePCs have a resolution of 1024x600, which really helps.

John C. McCabe-Dansted
PhD Student
University of Western Australia

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