[PD] Font scaling on Linux

Christof Ressi info at christofressi.com
Fri May 29 19:20:09 CEST 2020

Somewhere between 0.47 and 0.50 the font rendering has been unified 
across Windows, macOS and Linux. Patches might look a bit different than 
before, but the important thing is that they should finally look the 
same on all systems.


On 29.05.2020 18:45, Nicola Pandini wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've read on this list about font scaling issues on linux.
> What I'm experiencing is a difference in font and box height between 
> Pure Data 0.47.1 (Debian Stretch + tk8.6.6) and Pure Data 0.50.2 
> (Debian Buster + tk8.6.9) both of two systems have DejaVu installed 
> properly.
> To put it simple, boxes and fonts are taller in 0.50.2 and that cause 
> my patches to be messed up.
> I tried to play with font_metric values in pd-gui.tcl, without notable 
> results.
> I'd like to know if someone has found a solution for this behaviour.
> Thanks
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