[PD] pd 0.41.0 test07 font size

Miller Puckette mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Sat Nov 24 17:38:52 CET 2007

I favor the negative-font-size approach since it makes it possible for
future extesions to control their own behavior.


On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 06:35:12PM -0500, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> 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.
> .hc
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