[cairo] dimensionally accurate drawings on screen ?

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Fri Jan 20 12:57:22 PST 2006

On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 20:45:04 +0000, Axel Simon wrote:
> a) you need to specify this scaling factor for all text rendering, too,
> since Gtk (and Cairo) have a built-in, fixed DPI setting for fonts.

Cairo does not have a built-in, fixed DPI setting for fonts that I am

A size passed to something like cairo_set_font_size is a size in
user-space coordinates, so it is affected by the current
transformation matrix (as set by things like cairo_scale).

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