[Ifeffit] ATHENA on Ubuntu
a.idhil at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 14:40:50 CST 2010
No problem, I will try it ...
Thank you so much for the instruction ...
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Bruce Ravel <bravel at bnl.gov> wrote:
> Hi Andi,
> This is a common problem. I wish I had a really good solution to this
> problem, but I don't. Fortunately, I have an annoying but functional
> The problem has to do with how fonts are handled in the graphics
> toolkit I use to make Athena. The solution is to tell Athena to use
> smaller fonts. Unfortunately, there is not a way to change the fonts
> using Athena's preferences dialog. instead, you have to edit Athena's
> configuration file by hand.
> The following is a unix specific solution. The answer to the similar
> problem on Windows is much the same, but the locations of files on
> disk are different.
> In the directoy $HOME/.horea you will find a file called "athenarc".
> Open that file in a text editor (not a word processor -- use a text
> editor, gedit or kedit will work just fine if you don't have a
> favorite). Scroll all the way to the bottom of the file where you
> will find a section of parameters under the heading [fonts].
> Each parameter will have a number associated with it, which is a font
> size. Make each number 1 or two smaller. That is, change
> smbold=Helvetica 10 bold
> tiny=Helvetica 8 normal
> med=Helvetica 12 normal
> medit=Helvetica 12 italic
> bold=Helvetica 12 bold
> boldit=Helvetica 12 bold italic
> large=Helvetica 14 normal
> fixed=Courier 12
> entry=Courier 10
> entrybold=Courier 10 bold
> small=Helvetica 10 normal
> smbold=Helvetica 9 bold
> tiny=Helvetica 7 normal
> med=Helvetica 11 normal
> medit=Helvetica 11 italic
> bold=Helvetica 11 bold
> boldit=Helvetica 11 bold italic
> large=Helvetica 13 normal
> fixed=Courier 11
> entry=Courier 9
> entrybold=Courier 9 bold
> small=Helvetica 9 normal
> Restart Athena. If you can now see the buttons in the column
> selection dialog, yay! You're done. If it still looks bad, make all
> the numbers smaller and restart Athena until it looks ok on your
> screen. You have to restart Athena, the changes you make willnot take
> effect until you do so.
> As I said, this is a lousy solution. I wish it worked better than
> this, but hopefully this solution is not too cumbersome.
> On Wednesday 27 January 2010 01:12:16 pm Andi Idhil wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I ve installed ifeffit on my ubuntu desktop. I try to load it and
> > apparently faster than in my windows desktop. The problem is, when i
> > selected the EXAFS data file in athena data column, i could not find the
> > OK button in the lower left part of the window so i could not continue
> > work. Does anybody have solution for this ?
> > Thank you very much
> > Andi
> > Villigen
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