No more bold fonts on the Desktop?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Fri Sep 19 06:55:49 BST 2003

Frank Hellmuth wrote:
> Hi!
> Why can't I set my icon font on the desktop to bold no more? In the dialog 
> from the desktop context menu and the control center menu the option to set 
> attributes for the desktop font disappeared in 3.1.4.
> I use Verdana Sans 10 pt, in the italics used for links the strokes become 
> very (too) thin when antialised, so I'ld prefer setting the attribute "bold".

Did you do anything else besides upgrade KDE?

Did you upgrade Qt to 3.2.1?

There remain bugs in the Qt fonts system.  All I can tell you is that it 
works on my system.


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