[PD] pd 0.41.0 test07 font size

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Nov 24 00:35:12 CET 2007

On Nov 23, 2007, at 5:41 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> FYI: in Pd-extended, the IEM guis and the Pd fonts are the same  
>> sizes on all platforms. One key part of it is: "tk scaling 1",  
>> perhaps the resolution changing the font size is related to that.
> Also, as I've said before, using negative font sizes bypasses the  
> scaling, because then the units are pixels instead of points. "tk  
> scaling 1" makes this easier if all you ever want is pixel fonts,  
> but if you want both points and pixels for any reason, then you  
> have to use negative font sizes.

pd-vanilla isn't using the tk scaling stuff at all, so it makes IMHO  
to turn it off, in effect, by forcing it to be 1.



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