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Fonts Options

Find out how to access and use the Fonts tab on the Options window in Connexion client.

Purpose of the Fonts Options window

Assign a font type and size for:

  • Displaying records and lists
  • Printing records and lists
  • Printing labels

Access the Fonts Options window

  1. Navigate to Tools > Options > Fonts.
  2. Select font type and sizes for displaying and printing records and lists.
  3. Select font type and size for printing labels.
  4. Click OK or Apply.

See more about how to customize printing and displaying records, lists, and labels.

Fonts Options window: Features and buttons

Feature How to use
Records and Lists area
Records and Lists: Font list Accept the default or select a font from the list of fonts installed on your workstation. The program uses the font you select to display and print records and lists.

Default: Arial Unicode MS if installed on your workstation. If not, defaults to system default font.

 Caution: To display and print diacritics and special characters, you need to use a Unicode-compliant font. The default font, Arial Unicode MS, is not packaged with Windows or Microsoft Office but is freely downloadable from several sites on the internet. If you change to another font, you must choose one that is also Unicode-compliant.
Records: Display Font Size list Select a font size for displaying records.
Or
Click in the text box to highlight the font size shown and enter a font size.

Default: 9 pt.

 Note: 
  • The font size you select for displaying records also sets the font size of text you enter in client search windows.
  • When you change the font size, the change does not take effect until the next time you display a record.
Records: Print Font Size list Select a font size for printing records.
Or
Click in the text box to highlight the font size shown and enter a font size.

Default: 9 pt.
Lists: Display Font Size list Select a font size for displaying lists.
Or
Click in the text box to highlight the font size shown and enter a font size.

Default: 9 pt.
Lists: Print Font Size list Select a font size for printing lists.
Or
Click in the text box to highlight the font size shown and enter a font size.

Default: 9 pt.
Label Printing area
Labels: Font list Accept the default or select a font from the list of the fonts installed on your workstation.

Default: ALA BT Courier

 Note: OCLC recommends accepting the default font for printing labels.
Labels: Size list Select a font size for printing labels.
Or
Click in the text box to highlight the font size shown, and type a font size.

Default: 12 pt.
Labels: Boldface check box Select the check box to print labels in boldface. A check mark indicates that boldface is selected.

Default: Check box is deselected. Labels do not print in boldface.

 

Button name Click the button to...
OK Apply the settings you entered and close the Options window (or press <Enter>).
Cancel Cancel any changes you made since the last time you saved changes to options. The Options window closes.
Apply Apply the settings you entered without closing the Options window. You can continue checking or changing other options.

 

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