[PD-dev] atoms not same height as objects?

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 11:35:05 CEST 2017

So it would be fine to use the same vert sizing as object boxes? I have that now in some testing and it looks good, especially for symbols. Maybe I'm too picky with the details :)

> On Sep 18, 2017, at 12:12 AM, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> I think there's only a very stupid, short-sighted reason: since numbers
> never have descenders, it wasn't necessary to add a pixel of whitespace
> underneath the rendered string.  I was intent on reducing the size of
> everything to its absolute minimum.
> I was forgetting about (or maybe not anticipating) "symbol" boxes - it's
> easy to make symbol box text collide with the box's outlet.  And "|"
> characters can hit the bottom edge of the box even away from the outlet.
> cheers
> Miller
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:10:50PM +0200, Dan Wilcox wrote:
>> Is there a reason why atoms and slightly shorter in height than object boxes, at least on macOS?
>> I'm not asking for the technical reason, as I know in the code why this is, but more the conceptual reason, or is it a bug?
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