gtk2 fonts: still ugly
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Tue Jul 10 21:31:04 BST 2007
Dexter Filmore wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 July 2007 15:17:50 Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Dexter Filmore wrote:
>> > So I set KDE to use the same font for gtk2 as for KDE. Namely that's
>> > DejaVu Sans 9. I got a 19" CRT and forced KDE via kcontrol to assume 96
>> > DPI. Still while the fonts look *similar*, they don't match. I suspect
>> > a hinting thing.
>> Why are you forcing 96DPI? It's my understanding that letting X
>> calculate the DPI will get you better fonts.
> Actually most fonts are optimized to work best at 96 DPI.
That may be true, however, aiui it's not a good idea to override X's
> Back on topic:
It _was_ on topic. I'm saying I think you'll see the problem go away if you
stop overriding the calculated DPI.
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