[PD-dev] font size tweak pushed to git... comments?

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Sun Jan 15 07:46:54 CET 2012

I Apbert -

I don't think it affects font style (oldness or font face itself) but
just gets the sizes to be closer to 0.42.  

I think that if you're on a macintosh, font was boldface in 0.42 and isn't
(by default) on 0.43.  On linux I don't think that changed from 0.42 to 0.43.


On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 07:16:44AM +0100, Albert Graef wrote:
> On 01/15/2012 05:34 AM, Miller Puckette wrote:
> >I noticed font sizes changed from 0.42 to 0.43 and tried to tweak them
> >back to 0.42-style, by having the new font-size-search code in
> >pd-gui.c actually try to find the font sizes that s_main.c later searches
> >(redundantly) for.  I should have done this earlier.  If this doesn't
> >break anything it migth be worth rolling out a 0.43-2 just so people don't
> >spend all next year with incorrect font sizes...?
> I must say that I much prefer the looks of 0.43-1. Maybe it's just
> because I got used to it, but the 0.42'ish fonts look too bold to me
> now. Does this change really have a big impact on patch layout? I
> didn't notice any for the patches that I tried.
> Albert
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