[Oberon] Linux A2 (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS), fonts too small to read

R. S. Doiel rsdoiel at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 18:48:32 CEST 2020

Thanks to you and everyone on the list for the helpful pointers.  I have
enjoyed my initial exploration of A2.  I am beginning to explore the many
modules of A2. Lots to learn.

All the best,


On Sun, Sep 6, 2020, 8:48 AM <peter at easthope.ca> wrote:

> From:   "R. S. Doiel" <rsdoiel at gmail.com>
> Date:   Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:15:23 -0700
> > Short of downgrading the resolution of my laptop's
> > display before starting aos is there a way to tell A2 to use larger
> > fonts or is there a way to "zoom in" on the screen so I can read
> > things? Thanks for the help in advance.
> Zooming is a feature of the A2 display in general.
> For the Oberon subsystem within A2, grab the lower right corner of the
> window with the mouse pointer and stretch bigger.
> Therefore a work pattern with Oberon in A2 is to configure so that the
> Oberon window opens to a fraction of the A2 display. 2/3 for example.
> Then grab the lower right corner of the Oberon window and stretch it
> out to the full display.  I guess stretch can be automated.  Don't use
> it often and haven't followed that up.
> Regards,                ... L.
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