[PD] Font weirdness with 0.43test

Bernardo Barros bernardobarros2 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 18:58:30 CEST 2010

btw I remember to ask myself why pd do not allow the user to choose
his/her own fonts... why?

2010/8/20 Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org>:
> Hi,
> attached screenshot shows a comparison of the font, I use with Pd on
> Debian Squeeze: FreeMono. I start Pd with "-font-face FreeMono", no size
> or weight options.
> My patches usually use size 10 as default, this also is used on the
> screenshot. It seems that 0.43 scales the font to be one step too small.
> 0.42 has about the same size as the GVim I also show as comparison.
> Is this expected behaviour or amy I doing something wrong?
> I can fix the size difference by adding "-font-size 12" to the startup
> options or probably by some tcl hacking, but actually I was hoping, that
> the GUI reqrite would finally allow me to avoid using startup options
> for basic GUI configuration and behave more like normal software.
> Ciao
> --
> Frank
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