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Re: [Texmacs-dev] TeXmacs on retina screens

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] TeXmacs on retina screens
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 21:09:12 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 07:49:04PM +0000, Alvaro Tejero Cantero wrote:
> I am soon going to be able to use a 12'5" laptop screen (which is also
> tactile) with resolution 1920x1080. One thing I didn't understand is why is
> the retina display so special and whether the fixes will work for
> 'intermediate' dpi settings. Also not very sure about what is meant by 72
> vs 144 dpis, because AFAIK there are almost no screens that are still
> displaying things at something as low as 72 dpi; see this:
> http://members.ping.de/~sven/dpi.html  (with the numbers I gave you we have
> ~176 DPI, the 13" retina has ~227 PPI).
> I am probably just showcasing my ignorance, but I am concerned about
> support for non-mac high resolutions.

I am concerned too.  Max seems to say that Qt should be able to manage
Retina screens and non standard dpis.  Let us wait a few days and
see whether he can hack something together, maybe using the ideas
that I mentioned.

Best, --Joris

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