Re: How does Xfree 4.3 get physical dimension (DPI)?
From: Jonathan A. (me_at_privacy.net)
Date: 9 May 2004 06:07:57 GMT
On Sat, 08 May 2004 17:28:58 -0500, tupid nubie
<tupid@fake_mts.ca> appears to have said:
> Two things puzzle me, first it seems that the DPI setting is a dynamic
> process determined at boot, not a constant comming out of a config file.
> Second, some applications seem to work fine no matter what and others
> don't, this implies more than one DPI calculation/setting. I can live with
> this problem but I wish I knew how X-server is being initialized.
Don't know if it will help if something is determined to foul it up
but, you can set the DPI manually in XF86Config. It depends on your
physical screen size and resolution, I guess, but for me...
DisplaySize 325 243
...yields 80x80 DPI at 1024x768. It goes in the "Monitor" section.
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