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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Nov 7 18:59:07 CET 2007

If there isn't a bug report for this, please file one and I'll take a  
look when I get a chance.


On Nov 7, 2007, at 6:51 AM, 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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