fontsize and dpi (was Re: Beta2: Nice job!)

Michael Nottebrock lofi at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 24 12:53:17 GMT 2005


On Wednesday, 24. August 2005 10:29, Stefan Ehmann wrote:

> Most applications pretty much ignore those settings. But e.g. konqueror
> fonts are ridiculously big. I forced it back to 75dpi via DisplaySize in
> my xorg.conf and it looks much better for me.

That's really the wrong approach. The DPI of your display is a fixed value. 
Fontsizes are relative to this value. The key to sane fontsizes (and keeping 
them sane when you change displays) is to make sure X correctly detects or 
calculates the DPI of your display.

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