Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points

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Date: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 3:00 pm

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Hi,

On Saturday 26 December 2009 22:38:32 Jens M Andreasen wrote:

No, a consistent user experience is _not_ to try to be smarter than the use=
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If the user likes his font 64pt big, so be it. Trying to be smarter then so=
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users regularly results in be dumber for most other users.

Just don't do it. Have dynamic layouts and use the systems fonts, colours a=
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styles. They save you a great deal of work and time which you can spend on=
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more important things like what your application is doing on all systems=20
instead of how its looking on some systems.

Arnold

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[LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Jens M Andreasen, (Sat Dec 26, 2:31 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Arnold Krille, (Sat Dec 26, 6:53 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Jens M Andreasen, (Sat Dec 26, 9:39 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Arnold Krille, (Sun Dec 27, 3:00 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Jens M Andreasen, (Sun Dec 27, 5:10 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Paul Davis, (Sat Dec 26, 10:50 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Dec 26, 7:06 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Robert Jonsson, (Sat Dec 26, 2:52 pm)
Re: [LAD] Setting fonts in pixels rather than points, Paul Davis, (Sat Dec 26, 2:49 pm)