[PD] font in 0.50
christof.ressi at gmx.at
Sun Sep 8 11:32:13 CEST 2019
I've noticed you didn't reply to Lucas' mail: https://lists.puredata.info/pipermail/pd-list/2019-08/125829.html
what font is Pd using? are you using 64-bit Pd? if yes, can you try 32-bit and compare?
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 08. September 2019 um 11:16 Uhr
> Von: rolfm at dds.nl
> An: "Pd list" <pd-list at lists.iem.at>
> Betreff: Re: [PD] font in 0.50
> i'm really strugling with this change in size from 0.49.
> it feels like a disaster, until now i did not find something like a
> (partial) solution.
> i hope some people on the list can point me to something workable.
> (besides staying with 0.49).
> first a few things which could possibly help me:
> is it possible to let Pd ignore the font-size saved in the patch and use
> another given value?
> is it possible to change the standard distance between object boxes used
> while autopatching?
> is it possible to enlarge the area for the cursor to detect an outlet?
> then the obstacles:
> when, in Windows 10, i scale the system overall from the recommended
> 125% to 175% i'm still forced to sit close to my 15" screen to be able
> to read my existing patches.
> (while i need to find flexible comfortable ways to work with the
> computer in relation to RSI phenomena).
> the pd-windows are enlarged, but the content of the GOP's and the
> underlying patches stay in font-size 10.
> the same goes for Pd itself.
> the font for the console (font-size 12) can be changed but the change is
> not saved.
> the menu's stay anyhow in font-size 10.
> lots of help-patches are also in 10.
> watching the help-patch with the zoom could help, but is a hassle
> because one has to move the focus/cursor to the help-window, do Ctrl + ,
> and maximize the window.
> the font-size variable in the command line only works on new patches, as
> does the zoom preference.
> what to do?
> there's the terrible option to change all my existing
> patches/abstractions to a larger font, what would also mean to
> reorganize the layout.
> of course i'm dreaming of a scalable overall zoom, even a few distinct
> levels would do. (which would also benefit the exchange of patches with
> other people).
> Miller Puckette schreef op 25-08-2019 18:15:
> > Oops, correction: 64-bit 0.49 and 0.50, and 32-bit 0.50 look the same,
> > but
> > 32-bit 0.49 is larger and smudgy. (And let me know if you're seeing
> > something
> > different :)
> > M
> > On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 08:54:54AM -0700, Miller Puckette wrote:
> >> Hi Rolf -
> >> I compared 0.49 and 0.50. It looks to me like the 64 bit version of
> >> 0.49 and
> >> 0.50, and the 32 bit version of 0.49, all look the same, but the
> >> 32-bit
> >> version of 0.49 has everything larger and smudgy-looking (apparently
> >> because Tcl/Tk was rescaling everything). The i386 version of 0.49
> >> shipped with Tcl/tk 8.5.10 and 0.50 with 8.5.19, which fixed various
> >> other
> >> problems.
> >> From the command line you can run Pd with "-font 16" for instance to
> >> get
> >> boxes bigger in new patches, but the only way to see an existing patch
> >> bigger is to use "zoom". Unfortunately, patches don't remember their
> >> zoom state (I now think that they probably should).
> >> cheers
> >> Miller
> >> On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 01:34:23PM +0200, rolfm at dds.nl wrote:
> >> > hi
> >> >
> >> > i'm on Windows 10.
> >> > font & object boxes & windows show up significant smaller in 0.50 then
> >> > in 0.49.
> >> >
> >> > how come?
> >> > and how to change without the command line?
> >> >
> >> > rolf
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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