[PD] Vote your font! [was: fonts on GNU/Linux]

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun May 20 00:13:39 CEST 2007

On May 19, 2007, at 12:48 PM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> Hans-Christoph Steiner hat gesagt: // Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Since there is obviously some demand for bold fonts, I added a new
>> flag that allows you to set the font weight from the command line or
>> pd-settings file.  The flag is "-weight" and it expects either "bold"
>> or "normal".
> Thanks a lot for this. I couldn't test it yet, but this sounds like
> the best solution for now, until Pd gets a really configurable GUI.
> Also as my screenshots showed, bold and normal have practically the
> same width and height, so the choice a user makes here shouldn't
> affect patch layout. I'm just not too sure about the names of the
> startup option(s). I think, in the end these options should be named
> consistently, like for example this:
>   -font-size (now: -font)
>   -font-face (now: -typeface)
>   -font-weight (now ... or tomorrow: -weight)

That makes sense, I just committed this change.  The old flags will  
still work.


> Ciao
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>  Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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