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Re: Widget Fonts

Bernard Puc (bpuc@va.aetc.com) writes:

> 	Is there a way to get the current default widget font?  I can define it
> using widget_control, default_font = ***, but I can't seem to determine
> what its set to.  What I'd like to be able to do is define say a label
> in a larger size of the default font.  Any ideas?

As far as I know, there is no way to get at this
information programmatically. IDL is picking up
system font information. I can change various
fonts by playing with the Appearances/Font
properties on my Windows machine, but so far not
the font that is used for most things in widgets. :-(


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