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How do you change the default font used in GIMP 2.8 on Windows 7?
The default font seems to be Sans Bold (which is used in a lot of applications that originated from Linux). I am not referring to the Text tool, but the font used by the UI.
Any help?

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If you only want to change the menu fonts, you could try editing the gtkrc file (Edit > Preferences > Themes). There should be an entry called "font_name".

But, if you want to go beyond that, you could try the GTK+ for Windows Runtime Environment Installer. I haven't used it so I'm not sure how exactly you'd do it, but they state that:

This installer contains the GTK+ dlls with everything they depend on. Theme and theme-engine packages can also be found here, along with an utility to change GTK+ preferences.

And from the GTK website:

GTK+, or the GIMP Toolkit, is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites.

This thread on Gimptalk has some more ideas :)

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