[PD] pd 0.41.0 test07 font size

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Nov 24 20:49:10 CET 2007


tk scaling is a global setting for the application.  I think it makes  
sense to either use tk scaling thruout, or ignore it.  A half  
implemented feature is worse than none at all, IMHO.


On Nov 24, 2007, at 11:38 AM, Miller Puckette wrote:

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