I have searched both Stack Overflow and the Vi and Vim Stack Exchange sites and the few questions regarding font size in vim are regarding gvim and the guifont. However, I am using vim from command line. Some of the posts are regarding setting font size on the fly, which also does not apply to my situation.
I have a two part question.
First part: How do I permanently enlarge the display font size? (Poor vision necessitates this.)
Second part: How do I set the font to be displayed?
I am separating these points, because I may choose to just enlarge the default font (whatever that is.)
I have compiled vim from source and am using version 7.4.899. When configuring the source code, I used
I am hoping for a simple solution in the .vimrc file, but would rebuild from source if necessary.