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Re: display-mm-width return value off on Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: display-mm-width return value off on Windows
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 01:22:07 +0200
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address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Cc: Ralf Angeli <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,
>>>       address@hidden,  address@hidden
>>> From: address@hidden (Kim F. Storm)
>>> Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 12:30:24 +0200
>>> First of all, it had to be done per-display (at least X supports
>>> multiple display),
>> The API supports that: display-mm-width accepts an argument, the
>> name of a particular display.
> That wasn't the problem I had in mind -- it was to find a consistent
> way for the user to specify the resolution for a specific display.
> E.g. something like
> (x-set-display-resolution RESX RESY &optional DISPLAY)
> will work, but that only works if DISPLAY uniquely identifies
> a specific physical VDU.
> I would rather have it be defined with defcustom.

I think that's the wrong way.  One should rather tell the user how to
set this inside of his operating system instead of fudging around in

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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