Re: Change old kde4 font scaling/sizes after upgrade?
On Wed 20 Jan 2016 11:17:26 AM Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 31. Dezember 2015, 01:57:30 CET schrieb Thomas Fjellstrom:
> > I finally was able to upgrade to the new kde packages in debian, and
> > things
> > are working pretty decently. Not perfect, but I can live with it :)
> > Right now I'm having a few HiDPI related issues now that X and KDE seem to
> > support it much better now. Kmail as a kde4 app has massive fonts even in
> > the ui, probably due to reading in my old dpi and font sizes from the old
> > kde install.
> > Where do I find the right place to change those settings? I've searched
> > around in my .kde dir a bit and didn't really find much that helped.
> > Incidentally, I'm also having dpi issues with Chrome. People claim it
> > works, but it never has for me :( even when I disable it's device
> > scaling,
> > it gets the fonts wrong (too large again).
> > For reference, my laptop has a 1080p 15" screen for 148 dpi.
> There are two settings in Plasma 5 regarding DPI. Old setting I still use is
> with Fonts. "Force dpi for fonts." I use 140 dpi for 1080p 15" screen. I
> use a little les than 148 dpi, cause I have another 22 inch external
> display and its gets to big there with 148 dpi.
> Second is in display settings (kscreen). "Scale display" or something like
> that in english. I think I tried to use it, but I had an issue with it, so I
> am still just using the font size scaling mentioned above. It seems you can
> set a different dpi for different screens tough so I think I will have a
> look at it again some day. Also it scales all elements not just fonts.
> I still dream on autodetecting dpi and automatic configuration for each
> display. I.e. the underlying gui toolkit just using points. But well its a
> complex issue and there have been quite some blog posts by KDE devs about
> proper high-dpi support. And the screen scaling is what they came up with.
Plasma and KDE 5+ stuff is fine. I'm having issues with KDE 4 stuff. Like