How to change '75x75 dots per inch'
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Thu Jan 4 02:26:58 PST 2007
* Nicolas Mailhot (2007-01-04 09:44 +0100) said:
> Le Jeu 4 janvier 2007 04:05, Leo a écrit :
>> Hi Nicolas,
> Hi Leo,
>> * Nicolas Mailhot (2007-01-04 00:01 +0100) said:
>>> Le mercredi 03 janvier 2007 à 22:26 +0000, Leo a écrit :
>>>> * C. G. (2007-01-03 17:45 +0000) said:
>> I don't know those numbers. It is a LCD screen on DELL 700m laptop.
> Looks like an early widescreen model, so probably Dell cheated there.
> Tough if it's the 12" variant they really didn't need to.
It is 12" 1280x800 screen. I add "DisplaySize 261 163" and get a DPI
124x124. (*NB* 263, 163 are the real dimension of the screen.)
Does this mean the monitor is a > 100 dpi model?
I can pass "DisplaySize 338 211" to get 96x96 DPI.
Of the two settings, which one is better?
>> If it is hardware's fault, I will try the workaround ;)
>> I have another machine running Fedora 6 with a CRT screen and I am
>> still getting a 75x75 DPI.
> You may try to adjust displaysize to the physical screen size, and
> use the highest resolution it is capable of @85. Unless it is one of
> those screens that sacrificed pixel density to size, you should get
> around 100dpi density. (xorg sometimes guesses displaysize bad
> because of missing edid)
> If you have the chance to look at a >100dpi model someday you'll be
> amazed how much difference it makes in text rendering (even as low
> as 125 makes a difference). Unfortunately text is not a seller like
> games and video
Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com> (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)
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