[PD] fonts in pd

Ben Bogart - FMPM/F1999 bbogart at acs.ryerson.ca
Mon Jan 7 12:33:27 CET 2002

Hello Orm,

I have noticed this problem in windoes (except the text ends up too 
small) things work great in linux though. What platform as you using?

If its any consolation I have found the same problem in Jmax and 
ocasionally in Max!! 

good luck

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Orm Finnendahl wrote:

> Hi,
> I have some problems concerning font usage in pd.
> 1. If I open help files from pd, the object boxes and comments often
>    overlap and make it quite unreadable. Changing the default font to
>    a smaller size (with the -font flag at startup) doesn't help much,
>    as the default size is 10 pt and it can only be changed to 8pt,
>    making everything so small that it can't easily be read.
> 2. In general, I'm not especially happy with the courier bold font,
>    since it needs a big font size in order to be readable. I find
>    other fonts, like plain helvetica or my console font much easier to
>    read even at very small sizes.
> My questions:
> if (Is there any preconceived method in pd to change the default font
>     to something else?)
> then {
>         how is it done?
>      }
> else {
>         how can it be accomplished by changing the sources?
>      }
> Yours,
> Orm

B. Bogart

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