CSS Font size in points doesn't match Node.Font.Size
felipe.heidrich at oracle.com
Wed Mar 5 08:09:40 PST 2014
On Mar 4, 2014, at 4:42 PM, Jeff Martin <jeff at reportmill.com> wrote:
> Thanks Tom! I assume the thread was this one:
> Font.font() says it is point size but it looks like it are pixels
> I guess the final word is that CSS assumes 1pt==1/92in,
> and Nodes convert that to the real world on render?
On the printer yes, on the display it assumes 72 (pt=px).
> And that this is basically a bug, but it can't be fixed due to legacy considerations?
> On Mar 4, 2014, at 6:10 PM, Tom Schindl <tom.schindl at bestsolution.at> wrote:
>> There was a thread some time ago on this List with explainations of this behavior!
>> Von meinem iPhone gesendet
>>> Am 05.03.2014 um 01:03 schrieb Jeff Martin <jeff at reportmill.com>:
>>> I can't quite wrap my head around why when I specify an -fx-font-size of 9pt in CSS, it turns into a 12 pt font in my rendered node. I suppose CSS is upscaling for my 96 dpi device, but it makes other measurements that depend on that setting potentially wrong.
>>> Any suggestions on how I should be thinking about this (other than that this is a bug :-)?
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