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Talk:Menubar

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Explain how the menubar works ...

Explain how the menu bar works and how to add localized options: https://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?p=184042#p184042

This unsigned comment was added by Hooray (Talk | contribs) 20:30, 23 May 2013‎ (UTC)

Add, "How to Change the Default Menubar Font Size"

Took me a little while to figure out. The toughest part was finding the default menubar GUI style was named Anthrax, which was odd.

--- flightgear-data/fgdata/gui/styles/anthrax.xml.orig       2014-04-24 19:52:04.353028047 -0800
+++ flightgear-data/fgdata/gui/styles/anthrax.xml            2014-04-24 19:57:12.548002672 -0800
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
 
        <fonts>
                <gui>
-                       <name type="string">HELVETICA_12</name>
+                       <name type="string">HELVETICA_18</name>
                        <baseline-height type="float">21</baseline-height>
                </gui>

For those using bigger monitors, such as Dell U2713HM providing higher resolutions, I find it necessary to increase the font of the menubar. (Especially while browsing the Internal variables!)

"File > Reset", or restart FlightGear as the "Debug > Reload*" options won't reload the font size of the menubar.

Helvetica fonts doesn't seem to provide fonts larger than the size of 18 here on my Linux box, so specifying a higher size will only revert to the default font size.

I've posted this tip over within the forums for users searching via Google. ;-) --Rogerx (talk) 04:14, 25 April 2014 (UTC)

Implement the Current Menu Bar and its related Dialogs in Canvas

Implement the Current Menu Bar and its related Dialogs in Canvas