[PD] Menlo in MacOS X

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 14:49:09 CET 2021

Fixed in the develop branch via:

https://github.com/pure-data/pure-data/commit/0c13ecf3c89acaa212209dbe47d27fe06c0dec3c <https://github.com/pure-data/pure-data/commit/0c13ecf3c89acaa212209dbe47d27fe06c0dec3c>

I found that only Menlo-Regular needs to be set as Menlo-Bold is set correctly, ie. when -font-weight bold is used.

> On Jan 8, 2021, at 12:43 PM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's an issue with Tk where the font name used in the output doesn't match that used by Postscript. I added a fix for this for DejaVu Sans Mono some years ago, but the quick change to Menlo missed this. I will add a check for Menlo with the find-replace code.
>> On Jan 8, 2021, at 11:34 AM, pd-list-request at lists.iem.at <mailto:pd-list-request at lists.iem.at> wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 07:17:00 +0100
>> From: IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at <mailto:zmoelnig at iem.at>>
>> To: pd-list at lists.iem.at <mailto:pd-list at lists.iem.at>
>> Subject: Re: [PD] Menlo in MacOS X
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>> Am 8. Jänner 2021 02:41:10 MEZ schrieb "Julián Villegas" <villegas.julian at gmail.com <mailto:villegas.julian at gmail.com>>:
>>> For example, would this be worth of opening an issue in
>>> GitHub? 
>> no.
>> i dont think its a "bug" in Pd.
>> Pd tries to use "Menlo" on macOS, because it fixes a couple of issues.
>> if that font cannot be found, the font engine of your system will automatically use a similar font, eg "Courier".
>> the same happens with ghostscript.

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