r5424 - trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office

andy at linuxfromscratch.org andy at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 14 06:33:57 PST 2005


Author: andy
Date: 2005-12-14 07:33:56 -0700 (Wed, 14 Dec 2005)
New Revision: 5424

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office/abiword.xml
Log:
Tweaked the Abiword font configuration


Modified: trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office/abiword.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office/abiword.xml	2005-12-14 12:29:05 UTC (rev 5423)
+++ trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office/abiword.xml	2005-12-14 14:33:56 UTC (rev 5424)
@@ -196,16 +196,19 @@
 
       <para><application>AbiWord</application> uses Times New Roman as its default
       font. If you'd like it to default to a different font, edit
-      <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename> and change the font to
-      the one you want. Open <application>AbiWord</application>, choose the font,
-      type one letter then save the document in your home folder as
-      <filename>test.abw</filename>. Find out what name
-      <application>AbiWord</application> uses for the font:</para>
+      <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename> and change the font to the
+      one you want. To find out the exact string <application>AbiWord</application>
+      uses for the font, open <application>AbiWord</application>, type one letter, then
+      save the document in your home folder as <filename>test.abw</filename>. Now:
+      </para>
 
-<screen><userinput>grep -m 1 '"font-family' ~/test.abw</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>grep -m 1 '"font-family' ~/test.abw | cut -d \" -f6</userinput></screen>
 
-      <para>Now put it into your <application>AbiWord</application> template. For
-      example, if you want to use Bitstream Vera Sans:</para>
+      <para>You can edit <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename> with a
+      simple text editor like <application>Vim</application> or
+      <application>Gedit</application>, or you can alter it with a
+      <command>sed</command>. For example, if you want to use Bitstream Vera Sans:
+      </para>
 
 <screen><userinput>sed -i 's at Times New Roman at Bitstream Vera Sans at g' \
       ~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</userinput></screen>




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