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Subject Resizing tab lines and staff lines

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Post: Sep 4th 2011 at 12:51 AM

Although you can resize the fonts under Tools|Settings (F7 shortcut), you have to edit a configuration file to increase the space (literally pixels) between the tab and staff lines. Find this file:

C:Documents and Settings.tuxguitar-1.2config.properties

Use Notepad or Wordpad to add these two lines.


I think someone mentioned that the default values were 8, so mess around. What works depends on your display resolution/size and your eye-sight! I'm using 1024 x 768 on a 42" TV, but I'm almost 60. (Don't make fun of the handicapped!)

I also found it useful to get rid of most of those tool bars at the top again via Tools|Settings (F7 shortcut). That will allow for a larger work area.


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Post: Sep 4th 2011 at 12:53 AM

Typo in file path/name due to auto-censor!

C:[backslash]Documents and Settings.tuxguitar-1.2[backslash]config.properties

Go figure!

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Post: Sep 4th 2011 at 9:23 AM

i'll have a look at source code and i'll see what can i do

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