Re: [dev] [st] toggle font

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 05:25:58 +0200


On Thu, 11 Oct 2012 05:25:58 +0200 "Roberto E. Vargas Caballero" <> wrote:
> > I missed this feature a lot when light conditions and distance to
> > display change, often so with a notebook, even more when different
> > displays plugged. Of course, tmux helps -- kill, start new st, attach to
> > the right session --, but I like this approach more.
> I also need this feature, but maybe could be done in other way. I talked
> about this with other persons of the list, and we liked let st be configured
> using the stdin of st, so you can do it something like:
> configurator | st
> And, for example, you could use dmenu and select the font you want to use.

There is xdotool(1) and friends for such weird stuff. Noone is really
using dmenu. It’s a bloated interface to text strings. Hopefully it will
die soon.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Thu Oct 11 2012 - 05:25:58 CEST

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