[PD] changing the look of Pd to be more readable

Phil Stone pkstone at ucdavis.edu
Wed Nov 7 18:30:40 CET 2007

The creeping window size problem exists in OS X as well.  I posted about 
it earlier this year under the thread "minor but persistent annoyances"  
(see: http://lists.puredata.info/pipermail/pd-list/2007-02/047450.html ).

It's still persists, and it's still very annoying.

Phil Stone

João Miguel Pais wrote:
> and one other detail: in windows, everytime you open up a window  
> (subpatch, abstraction, whatever), the window opens up a tiny bit bigger  
> as before. I didn't notice it happening in linux. So after someone has  
> saved a very nicely proportioned and pretty patch with the windows just  
> the right size etc., after those windows have been open a few times the  
> proportions are messed up.
> this is only a detail that many people don't notice, but in my "good"  
> patches I put some effort on the gui building, also making windows that  
> have the explanatory text, etc (look at jmmmp/gui-edit, for example). and  
> I guess that if someone if producing something pretty (specially for a  
> client or to be distributed) it can be a bother. not to speak that in a  
> limit case, the windows can go off screen.
>> On Nov 6, 2007, at 11:54 PM, ilya .d wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 09:34:46PM -0500, Hans-Christoph Steiner
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hmm, would be worth trying. I looked around quickly, it's not obvious
>>>> what is drawing it...
>>>> .hc
>>> not it is obvious actually, that's just form Tk.
>> I don't think Tk puts that border there since windoes in the Wish.app
>> don't have it.
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