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Subject: RE: Design using Courier New
Thread ID: 209480 Message ID: 209525 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Monday, December 29, 2008 12:29:21 PM         
   


>
> Hi Russel,
>
> Normaly, fontsize (height) is given in points and 1 point is 1/72 of an inch. Point is a typographical unit of measurement. However, the size a font shown on a comp. screen, depends on the resolution of the screen.
> Fontsizes on comp.screens are normaly given in pixels. Resolution of screens are mostly 96 dpi (dots per inch)
> So, how big the fonts show in your window objects, depends on the resolution of the screen.
> But roughly you could say 12 points = 1 pica (dot), and 1 point = approximately 1/72 of an Inch.
>
> Greetings,
> Gerrit

Hi Gerrit.

What seemed to me a boring little question returned four interesting and largely distinct responses.

Thanks for yours.

Russell.

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Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/29/2008 8:55:58 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/29/2008 9:47:24 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/29/2008 12:24:49 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/29/2008 7:58:23 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/30/2008 10:32:13 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/30/2008 10:46:07 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/29/2008 9:49:08 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/29/2008 12:23:04 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/29/2008 5:49:35 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/31/2008 1:54:57 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Gerrit Masee @ 12/29/2008 10:33:40 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/29/2008 12:29:21 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/29/2008 12:23:39 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/29/2008 12:27:04 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by tushar @ 12/29/2008 1:18:59 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Yousfi Benameur @ 12/29/2008 5:12:38 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/30/2008 6:11:13 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Yousfi Benameur @ 12/30/2008 2:41:53 PM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/31/2008 1:54:13 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Yousfi Benameur @ 12/31/2008 10:16:43 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Yousfi Benameur @ 12/30/2008 12:14:50 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Russell Hill @ 12/30/2008 4:12:26 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Andy Kramek @ 12/31/2008 11:54:33 AM
RE: Design using Courier New Posted by Yousfi Benameur @ 12/31/2008 12:33:17 PM