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Re: Font size innacuracies (Windows)

From: Juan José García-Ripoll
Subject: Re: Font size innacuracies (Windows)
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 16:48:29 +0100
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Same as if you put the pixel size in the name.

Robert Pluim <> writes:
>>>>>> On Tue, 01 Mar 2022 16:16:12 +0100, Juan José García-Ripoll
> <> said:
>     Juan> I don't know. In principle the manual states that one can select 
> pixels
>     Juan> in the name of the font, e.g. in set-frame-font. I tried it and 
> changing
>     Juan> "Consolas:pixelsize=14" to "Consolas:pixelsize=12" does indeed 
> change
>     Juan> the size.
>     Juan> In any case, what bothers me is that (i) even if Windows screws the
>     Juan> conversion, I do not find a suitable point or pixel size that 
> matches
>     Juan> other applications (ii) the density of characters is different, both
>     Juan> vertically and horizontally, despite being monospaced fonts, (iii) 
> the
>     Juan> difference in kerning and spacing is more remarked for 
> variable-pitch
>     Juan> fonts.
> What happens if you use 'menu-set-font' instead?
> Robert

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