Here are the configuration settings for the Terminal app in Yosemite.

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It shows that I can set font size to the distinct values given in Terminal. How can I set it to some other in-between value like in my case, I want to set it to "15"?

  • My two cents - try iterm2. If there isn't any particular reason for sticking to Terminal - use iterm2. – mspasov Aug 2 '15 at 14:31
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    My two cents - try terminal. If there isn't any particular reason for sticking to iTerm2 - use terminal. – Arslan Ali Aug 2 '15 at 14:53
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Here is what I did in OS X Yosemite 10.10.4.

Terminal (menu) > Preferences... > Settings > Select the target Profile > Text > Change... (button)

This brought up the Fonts window shown in the image below.

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I then resized the Fonts dialog box vertically until the Size text window appeared and entered 15, as shown in the image below.

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  • You just won my heart buddy. Really thanks for it. That was awesome. – Arslan Ali Aug 2 '15 at 14:01
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    It would be lovely if there were a way to do it from the command line – rbanffy Jun 3 '16 at 10:56

You can also add custom values for font sizes. From the Font window, click the gear in the upper left, and choose "Edit Sizes".

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Then, enter your value.

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    This should now be the accepted answer, as you cannot do the currently accepted answer anymore. – PaulJ May 24 at 7:45

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