[PD] Font Options

Py Fave pyfave at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 17:02:17 CET 2015

sorry i replied too fast .

my answer was for text in GEM window.

2015-11-20 17:00 GMT+01:00 Py Fave <pyfave at gmail.com>:

> check for FSAA message
> to send to gemwin before creation
> arguments depend on the platform you use and on graphics card
> 2015-11-19 18:02 GMT+01:00 Thomas WillNot <113781w at acadiau.ca>:
>> Hello,
>> I am new to Pure Data, and am having trouble with text display. The
>> default
>> display settings are a very small font size and font smoothing is not
>> handled properly, so if I have my system settings using the "standard"
>> font
>> smoothing method, which is to use normal greyscale smoothing at large
>> point
>> sizes, then this is not respected. From some research and messing around,
>> I
>> have found that the default font is DejaVu sans, which is illegible at
>> small
>> sizes and not nice looking or readable unless scaled to 24 point, so I
>> deleted it from my computer and it's now falling back to Courier thank
>> goodness.
>> I saw there are some font-related command-line options since there is
>> only a
>> menu for font size. I have no idea how to run these however. I am running
>> Pd
>> on Microsoft Windows.
>> In the mean time, I have font smoothing completely disabled system wide,
>> but
>> I'd like to turn the standard font smoothing back on again because it is
>> really essential for a lot of Web sites using nonstandard fonts these
>> days.
>> Using Pd-Extended (since it doesn't bold the font automatically unlike
>> vanilla Pd) I'd like to change the font to something nice and readable
>> like
>> Fixedsys!
>> Thanks,
>>        Thomas
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