On Don, 2017-02-16 at 11:56 +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote: > On 2017-02-16 11:41, Roman Haefeli wrote: > > > > Hey all > > > > While we're at it, during testing font metrics on different > > platforms, > > I noticed that menus are quite different. On Linux, the menu bar > > height > > is 30px, on Windows 19px. Personally, I find the 30px ugly and too > > large. > > > > Can this be made consistent across platforms, too? > > shouldn't it be made consistent with the various platforms instead? > that is: if he new iOS look-and-feel mandates 42px menu-bars, users > should get them - rather than 12px to be consistent with BeOS. > > apart from that, I agree that the menu bar on Linux is uglishly high. > > but my point is: it is ugly because it is higher than the menu-bars > of > other applications on my Linux system, not because i enjoy staring at > the w32 version in my spare time.
I see your point about being consistent within a certain platform. And am I happy that I'm not the only one who finds Pd's menu bars on Linux too high. Is that also configured in pd-gui.tcl? I wasn't able to spot it at a first quick glance. Roman
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