[Tkinter-discuss] From wxPython to TK
timj at tolisgroup.com
Fri Mar 20 16:35:35 CET 2009
On Mar 20, 2009, at 4:10 AM, Michael Lange wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 08:51:38 -0700
> Tim Jones <timj at tolisgroup.com> wrote:
>> You can get the DPI value on Linux using "xdpyinfo | grep resolution"
>> in a terminal.
> You can even do this from Tk, just type:
> dpi_value = root.winfo_fpixels('1i')
> (where "root" is your Tk() window) to get the currently used dpi
> value, or:
> root.tk.call('tk', 'scaling', '-displayof', '.', dpi_value / 72.0)
> to adjust the dpi value to your needs (this should be done before
> creating any
> widgets besides the Tk() window though).
Outstanding! Instant scaling and our apps look correct.
Thanks for the tip, Michael.
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