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Re: font - dpi settings ignored?

From: henry atting
Subject: Re: font - dpi settings ignored?
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 16:09:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Kenichi Handa wrote:

> In article <address@hidden>, 
> henry atting <address@hidden> writes:
>> henry atting wrote:
>> > For some time past my dpi settings seem to be ignored. In my
>> > ~/.Xdefaults it is set like this:
>> >                 
>> >                 Xft.dpi:   96
> Could you tell me what does Xft.dpi means?  Is it a way to
> tell X applications to assume the specified DPI instead of
> what the X server tells by DisplayHeight() and
> DisplayHeightMM()?

In short, yes. 

>> > My font is:
>> >
>> >                 display: by this font (glyph code) 
>> > -unknown-DejaVu Sans Mono-normal-normal-normal-*-15-*-*-*-m-0-iso8859-1 
>> > (#x37)
>> >
>> > I get an anti-aliased font but 'thin'.
> What do you mean by 'thin'?  Is the pixelsize 15 not
> correct?  Or the pixelsize is ok, but glyphs are just thin?

The glyphs are just thin. Within an older emacs they still look good.
Please, look at this cutout of a screenshot: 


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