FEATURE: Forcing DPI setting for fonts

Stephan Kulow coolo at kde.org
Mon Sep 4 16:05:51 BST 2006

Am Montag, 4. September 2006 17:02 schrieb Lubos Lunak:
> On Sunday 03 September 2006 17:17, Simon Edwards wrote:
> > On Sunday 27 August 2006 11:31, Germain Garand wrote:
> > > I heard it does.. and some distributors add their own fixed Xft.dpi
> > > value in Xresources files.
> >
> > Kubuntu Dapper Drake fiddles with the DPI setting to improve font
> > rendering. In practice it seems to work out quite well. Here are the
> > details of what it does exactly for anyone interested:
>  Yeah, I know. The point is, my fonts look perfectly fine here even with
> the real DPI (unless there's something wrong with my eyes or I've gotten so
> used to bad fonts). And, of course, the technical problems pointed out by
> Germain. It kinda makes me feel insane for trying to push in a feature that
> nobody should use.
It's still useful (especially if kubuntu would be so kind to set the default 
of the combobox to their guessed value and leave the user a chance to try the
real DPI this way).

Greetings, Stephan

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