It can and should. See my previous post. If there is no JIRA for this, then please create one.


On 2014-03-05 6:18 PM, Tom Schindl wrote:
The question the is why fairly all other toolkits use point in their APIs.

Some examples:
* Qt:
* Cocoa:
* Pango:
* AWT:,%20int,%20int%29
* SWT:

Why can't JavaFX not at least provide a font-API to create fonts with point?


On 05.03.14 23:59, David Grieve wrote:
Everyone should just accept that there is no such thing as a 'point' in
JavaFX. Work in pixels and you will achieve nirvana.

On 3/5/14, 5:49 PM, Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
Here is the definition of point:

As Jeff is saying it should be 1/72 inch.

I think this should be the default. Isn't the introduction of modena
potentially going to break more apps than changing the definition of
Aren't breaking apps making use of a bug that they shouldn't be taking
advantage of in the first place?

That being said, and if changing the default point definition is not
possible, being able to change this through a global settings property so
that node matches CSS, sound like a reasonable workaround.


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