How to change Fontforge’s application window background color.
It’s more or less easy, but in the end you can preview your Type Designs against a better contrast background.
For me at least, I like to see the resuts better against a white background.
First you need to create a file called .Xdefaults on your home directory
Then, edit it with the following line:
This will change the Background to (Hex) RGB White.
Then open Fontforge. Navigate to Menu File: Preferences and edit the ResourceFile field pointing it to your .Xdefaults file
Eg. /home/Pedro Amado/.Xdefaults
Restart Fontforge and that’s it! White Background Windows
(Originally published on 2006-04-22)