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I'm trying to create an edit control with Terminal as the font. I'm a big fan of Terminal at the 6x8 size, but I can't figure out a way to set it using GUICtrlSetFont. It seems as though the weight parameter is ignored, and setting the size to anything below 6 gives you the nearly unreadable 4x6 size. Setting it to 6, 7, or 8 gives the hideously distorted 16x8 size, and 9 or 10 sets it as the default, 8x12.

Anyone used Terminal 6x8 in an edit control? Any suggestions?

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As an experiment, I created this script which will demonstrate what the various size settings do for the Terminal font in an edit control. Perhaps it will be of some use.

$FontSize = 6
GUICreate("Test")
$Edit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country", 10, 10, 300, 300, 0x0004)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, $FontSize, default, default, "Terminal")
$Up = GUICtrlCreateButton(" Increase ", 10, 320)
$Down = GUICtrlCreateButton(" Decrease " , 100, 320)
GUISetState()
While 1
     $msg = GUIGetMsg()
     Switch $msg
          Case -3
               Exit
          Case $Up
               $FontSize += .5
               GUICtrlSetFont($Edit, $FontSize, Default, Default, "Terminal")
               GUICtrlSetData($Edit, "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country" & @CRLF & @CRLF & "FontSize = " & $FontSize)
          Case $Down
               $FontSize -= .5
               If $FontSize < 1 Then $FontSize = 1
               GUICtrlSetFont($Edit, $FontSize, Default, Default, "Terminal")
               GUICtrlSetData($Edit, "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country" & @CRLF & @CRLF & "FontSize = " & $FontSize)
     EndSwitch
WEnd

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I could've done that I suppose... I was changing the size in my script and re-launching it each time.

But even with the added granularity of the .5, it behaves exactly the same as it did for me, with no way to reach the 6x8 size.

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