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ST 4U 75: Modify the Fonts Used in VA Smalltalk

April 27, 2011 6:32:24.216

Today's Smalltalk 4 You takes alook at modifying the default tool fonts in VA Smalltalk. If you prefer a written walkthrough to video, then skip down to it. If you have trouble viewing it here in the browser, you can also navigate directly to YouTube. To watch now, click on the image below:

VA Tool Fonts

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Today we'll take a look at changing the fonts used in VA Smalltalk tools, including the browser. Don't like the default font you're looking at? It's easy to change. Pull down the File menu in the launcher and select Set Browser Font


You should see the font picker tool pop up:

Font Selection

Experiment with the fonts, using the example text in the tool as a guide. Once you've found something you like, hit the Ok button, and the system will update:

Changed Fonts

That's all there is to it!

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posted by James Robertson


Re: ST 4U 75: Modify the Fonts Used in VA Smalltalk

[Bob Nemec] April 27, 2011 7:20:49.544

Very handy when working on multiple images at the same time: give each image a unique font and you'll know which windows goes with which image.

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