[PD] Pd on high resolution displays

Ivica Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Fri Jan 10 00:16:45 CET 2014

FWIW, recently there has been a fair amount of work in pd-l2ork with the
new tkpath backend to allow for this. Currently we are able to scale
everything but the text which requires development of a new widget. Once
that is done the canvas will be completely scalable independently of font
sizes. This, however, does not address the menus...
On Jan 9, 2014 5:56 PM, "Roman Haefeli" <reduzent at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> Recently, a few models of so called ultrabooks with comparatively high
> display resolution (up to 3200x1800px) are available, even with
> affordable prices. While the specs sound teasing, I wonder how Pd is
> going to behave on those. I'm especially interested in the situation on
> linux.
> This might be rather a Tk question, but it is possible to scale all Pd
> graphics evenly, so that the appearance will still be comfortable and
> all menu and patch fonts will readable? Setting the font size in patches
> won't really help as this scales only the boxes and there content, but
> not the menus, the iemguis and also not the distance between boxes.
> Is someone with a hi-res display stuck with lowering the resolution when
> the goal is to do some patching?
> Roman
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