Scaling Fonts

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at
Wed Mar 13 16:14:48 EDT 2013

LiveCode scales fonts pretty well--
    set the textSize of field "theField" to 12 -- or whatever

TrueType fonts can scale any size and still look good.

Peter Bogdanoff

On Mar 13, 2013, at 12:39 PM, Michael Doub <mikedoub at> wrote:

I would like to create a mobile application where the user can increase and decrease the text in a field. The field contains text on different font sizes for Title, Heading and basic text.

I am unsure how to work with fonts. Do I need to find a font that has a wide range of sizes or are there scalable fonts? How do fonts react on different screen resolutions? This makes me wonder about how the text in buttons should be handled. (So far I have only used icons)

I would appreciate if someone could point me in the right direction.


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