on-screen scaling

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 10:51:05 EST 2013


On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 4:38 AM, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>wrote:

> I haven't tackled scaling text and rects, but I have rendered PDF pages.
> If you need a Letter size page, make the width of the stack (8.5 * 72), and
> make the height (11 * 72).  Layout your document on this "page", and use
> LiveCode's print to PDF feature.
>

This is what I'm currently doing.  However, the page is also live before
rendering, and changes can be made, which render back to the database.

On modern screens, though, pixels are well under a point, and things are
too small to easily read.  I want the *engine* to display things at a
scaled size (well, I suppose what I *really* want is the engine to unscale
from the screen's scaling . . .)


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