Bug#509898: gnome: Preferences - Appearance changes font/DPI setting?

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 16:08:27 UTC 2008

On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> Le samedi 27 décembre 2008 à 16:25 +0100, Olaf van der Spek a écrit :
>> My resolution was 800 x 600. I increased it to 1152 x 864. Then I opened the Appearance window.
>> At that point, the font at the desktop increased in size, almost like the DPI was changed.
> Well, if you increased the resolution, the DPI *did* change, so I'd say

Hmm, it's VMware and the size also increased, so the DPI didn't really
change. ;)

> this is expected. Could you describe more precisely why this is an
> issue?

I expected the font to remain the same.
It's certainly weird for the font to change only when you open the
appearance window instead of right after you change the resolution.

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