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10.4: Change the iTunes widget's display font System 10.4
Tiger only hintThe stock Lucida Grande font that the iTunes widget uses was looking kind of boring to me, so I went in to see if I could find where to change it. Sure enough...

Navigatge to /Library/Widgets, and then open the package contents of the iTunes widget (control-click the widget and choose 'Show Package Contents' from the pop-up) after setting its permissions to Read/Write via the Get Info window. Now open iTunes.css in your favorite pure-text editor. The fragment of code we're looking for is this:
#titleDisplay {
  color: #393F21;
  font: 11px "Lucida Grande", sans-serif; text-align: center;
  position: absolute;
  top: 33px;
  left: 115px;
  width: 128px;
  height: 15px;
  overflow:hidden;
  white-space:nowrap;
  text-overflow:ellipsis;
}
Simply change the font entry to whatever font (and size) you'd like. I have mine set to Hei; I love that font.

[robg adds: I would recommend using the 'create a local override version' method described in this hint when modifying widgets -- it just strikes me as a safer way to do things, and you don't need to change any permissions to edit a widget in your user's folder. Keep in mind that if you're using a font with a space in its name, you'll need to enclose its name in quotes (as is presently done in the file).]
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10.4: Change the iTunes widget's display font
Authored by: jslambert on Jan 10, '06 09:04:06AM

I used "Text Edit" and it didn't work. What is a pure text editor? Can you recomend one? Thanks



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