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Re: -geometry vs. font size


From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: -geometry vs. font size
Date: 25 Jul 2002 23:51:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:
> On the man page:
>        -geometry geometry
>                Set the Emacs window's width, height, and position
>                as  specified.   The  geometry specification is in
>                the standard X format; see X(1) for more  informa-
>                tion.  The width and height are specified in char-
>                acters; the default is 80 by 40.
> 
> But shouldn't there be added words like "you won't get what you expect
> if you change the default font size [in .emacs or .Xdefaults ?],

What do you mean? If I specify `emacs -geometry 100x100' then I will get
the width and height as I would expect it (100x100 characters).  If I use
`emacs --font 6x10' then I will get 80x40 characters frame but with a
6x10 font.

Cheers,
-- 
Alfred M. Szmidt



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