[PD] font sizes WAS: Idiomatic Pd

Matt Barber brbrofsvl at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 21:44:22 CEST 2008

>> If font sizes are indeed different on Pd-extended, then that's a  bug.
>>  From all my tests, they are pixel-accurate on all three  platforms since
>> 0.39.3.  You might have the problem where Tcl/Tk  can't load the fonts
>> properly on GNU/Linux, which is addressed in  this FAQ:
>> http://puredata.info/docs/faq/on-gnu-linux-the-fonts-are-strange-and-
>> or-too-big-or-small
>> Otherwise, if you are indeed seeing different font/pixel sizes with
>>  Pd-extended 0.40.3 then please file a bug report with as much detail  as
>> possible and an example patch.
>> .hc
> hans,
> I think matt was referring to font differences _on vanilla_ bet. different
> platforms. and font differences bet pdx and vanilla. but english is not my
> first language, maybe I am wrong...
> marius.

That's right -- differences between vanilla on different platforms,
and between vanilla and extended.  The point is, it's hard to ensure
things will line up with nice, clean, right angles in all cases.


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