Common Desktop Environment: Help System Author's and Programmer's Guide


To use a larger size font (in the help dialogs) of a personal application named DtStopWatch, perform these steps:

Change to your home directory:


Then copy the DtStopWatch application-defaults file and make it writable:

cp /usr/dt/app-defaults/C/DtStopWatch .
chmod u+w DtStopWatch

Edit the DtStopWatch file to add the largest scheme (fontLarge.fns). Go to the end of the file, and insert the contents of this file:


Save your new DtStopWatch file.

Start the DtStopWatch application, select Help, and verify that help topics are displayed using the new font scheme.