Comments on winefontcfg tool?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Jul 25 07:13:02 CDT 2007

"Nigel Liang" <ncliang at> writes:

> Hi,
> I submitted a font configure tool a few days ago that lets the user
> configure system and menu fonts more easily. The tool is especially
> helpful to asian and middle-eastern users where the fonts installed
> may differ greatly from user to user and where the default font size
> is way too small for some users. I know that ideally we should let
> wine figure out all this based on fonts used in X or something, but
> for now, something like this is useful to prevent users from digging
> into the registry looking for entries to modify (and potentially
> breaking something.....). Any comments on this would be greatly
> appreciated.

It's a nice tool, but it should really be integrated in winecfg. The
menu font setting should go with the theming stuff, the dpi setting
probably in the graphics tab, and you could add a font tab for the
font linking setup.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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