I want to disable the bold font in my urxvt config (.Xresources). xterm has the option allowBoldFonts. Is there a similar option for urxvt? I can't find anything similar.


You can effectively disable bold fonts by just applying the same font string for both urxvt's regular and bold fonts in .Xresources, for example:

URxvt.font:xft:droid sans mono slashed:size=10.5
URxvt.boldFont:xft:droid sans mono slashed:size=10.5
  • Perfect! :) . Thanks also by the edition of my question. – Rufo El Magufo May 18 '12 at 23:27

According to the manual, setting URxvt.boldFont to empty will disable the bold font, and uses regular font instead. This is the preferred way I think.


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