[PD] [netpd] everybody is invited to join the collaborative music-project

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Fri Nov 4 23:07:08 CET 2005

On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> of a certain font-size differs on different linux-boxes, since the
> appearance depends on some start-flags of the x-window-system. i found
> out, that the main pd font (obj, text, etc) stays the same, but the
> labels (where you can choose from courier, helvetica and times) varies
> with different settings or different distributions.

I believe that this is because they use two different fontspec formats,
and both are in use in PureData. The long one (X11-style) picks a font
very specifically, while the short one (like {Courier 10 Bold}) might be
mapped to whichever the first (or best) matching font is.

Mathieu Bouchard - tél:+1.514.383.3801 - http://artengine.ca/matju
Freelance Digital Arts Engineer, Montréal QC Canada

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