[PD] scaling problem
abonnements at revolwear.com
Thu Aug 27 20:44:56 CEST 2020
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I do think the issue you are describing is fixed in 0.51
The other issue can be resolved. Which distribution and version are you
On 27.08.20 18:59, Allister Sinclair wrote:
> I'm using *Pd 0.50.2*
> It does have Edit > Font menu.
> That makes boxes bigger but it's not scales uniformly.
> All the graphical elements (bang slider etc) stay tiny AND changing font
> size messes up old patches because everything is crushed together and I
> have to clean up the patches again.
> Is this resolved in Pd 0.51.1?
> The reason I'm not trying Pd 0.51.1 right now is because it brings me to
> another problem:
> It is not available with *sudo* *apt install* on linux yet, and last
> time I compiled pd from source myself, it worked but I couldn't double
> click pd files anymore nor access pd from desktop and I don't know how
> to install properly so that doesn't happen.
> Le jeu. 27 août 2020 à 18:10, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com
> <mailto:abonnements at revolwear.com>> a écrit :
> Which version of Pd?
> As for 0.51.1, you can go to the Pd window and in the Edit menu, there
> is a Font entry, here you can change the GUI font size. (Make sure you
> do it from the Pd window, not a patch window, where the same menu
> exists, but only changes the patch font size)
> However, the prompt windows and file choosers will still be minuscule.
> I filed an issue earlier
> On 27.08.20 16:02, Allister Sinclair wrote:
> > Hi pd list,
> > So the short version of my question is: PD is tiny on my system,
> > can I do?
> > I have a Xfce desktop on a small laptop with HD screen (1080).
> > Everything is tiny because not scaled properly, but I can make it
> > by changing dpi size. This makes everything okay except puredata...
> > Puredata is still tiny, I'm guessing because of Tcl/Tk. This is a
> > problem because if I just change the font size it messes up all
> my tidy
> > patches (hundreds of them) plus it doesn't take effect on
> graphics. The
> > zoom factor is either 1 or 2. 2 is huge. I wish there was some
> way to do
> > fractional scaling. Do you know a workaround? In gui plugins
> maybe? (I
> > wouldn't know how to program a plugin to change that), or is this
> > behavior hard-wired to pd?
> > Thanks
> > --
> > Allister
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