[PD] Font weirdness with 0.43test

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Aug 24 07:21:08 CEST 2010

On Aug 23, 2010, at 7:01 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 01:39:08PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> BTW I've been using Pd-Extended's Linux/OSX default font size as the
>> basis for all my patches for making my last 400 patches or so.
> I've used Pd vanilla for all my patches so far, with a "10" font-size,
> whatever that is in pixels. I know, that Pd-extended uses some  
> different
> layout for several years now, which makes patches look wrong when you
> load them in Pd vanilla and the other way around. I have not much
> interest to discuss the differences between vanilla and Pd-x, as I am
> hoping the two to unify again with the gui-rewrite. So I'm willing to
> change my preferences to whatever will be the new vanilla, but I'd
> prefer to not do again that with every release or with every new
> Courier-like font that pops up on the Internets' Top 10 console font
> lists and is so much better than the previous ones.

Unless Miller changes it in the future, Pd 0.43 should have the same  
boxes sizes that Pd-extended has had for a couple versions.  That was  
one of my goals with the GUI rewrite.  Its a bug if that's not the case.



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