A client's font resource controls the font that is used to produce text output. Like colors, fonts are specified by names; the font name you use must be included in the font database.
to configure the scoterm client to
use a 12-point courier font,
you would enter:
scomail -fn -adobe-courier-medium-r-normal--12-120-75-75-m-60-iso8859-1 &
Instead of entering an entire font name, you can also use wildcard characters, or a defined font alias.