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bug #50175: [Terminal] TerminalView scaling cell size, not scaling glyph size

Submitted by:  Graham Lee <leeg>
Submitted on:  Sun 29 Jan 2017 11:05:04 AM UTC  
Category:  Application Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Sun 29 Jan 2017 11:05:04 AM UTC, original submission:  


I've attached screenshots of Terminal.app running with GSScaleFactor 2.0 (what I use by default) and 1.0. What I see is that when the scale factor is not 1.0, it correctly scales +[TerminalView characterCellSize] to the larger scale, but draws the glyphs at the original scale. The result is tiny characters spaced out across the scaled-up view.

I spent a while looking through the backend and gui sources and cannot identify why this problem would affect the TerminalView and not other text drawing in GNUStep (Terminal's own NSMenuItems, for example, and preference pane, draw text correctly).

I am using gap revision 3374, GNUstep make/base/gui/back revision 40307 and the Cairo backend on Ubuntu 16.04 GNU/Linux.

Graham Lee <leeg>


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file #39602:  Terminal-before.png added by leeg (101KiB - image/png - Terminal at scale factors 2.0 and 1.0)
file #39603:  Terminal-scale-1.png added by leeg (9KiB - image/png - Terminal at scale factors 2.0 and 1.0)


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