[PD] pd font finetuning with tk scaling ?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Nov 26 19:24:59 CET 2005

On Nov 26, 2005, at 1:03 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Andre Schmidt wrote:
>> http://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/TkCmd/tk.htm#M7
>> "tk scaling ?-displayof window? ?number?
> [...]
>> wouldnt this mean that we could do pixel accurate, measurements and
>> finetuning (calibration) on the client to get the desired font size ?
> This only applies to distances not specified in pixels.
>> i made a test and added "tk scaling 1.5" in the beginning of "pd.tk"
>> made a test pacth with all gui objects having font size 10... but it
>> seems to affect only labels, and nmb2 : http://osku.de/allgui.png
> So now you know which are the things currently specified in pixels...  
> that
> is, almost everything. I don't think "tk scaling" will help us.

So that means that the comment font is being specified in pixels  
somewhere.  That is something that I don't remmeber seeing at all.   
AFAIK, all of the font definitions in pd.tk/u_main.tk using point  
numbers.  Where are the point numbers being converted into pixels?



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