[wingide-users] For Mac Users -- XQuartz 2.3.2.1

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Jan 30 05:00:31 MST 2009


That's great - thanks for letting us know about this. The tooltips in 
the background have annoyed me for ages!

Michael

Michael Burton wrote:
> Hi Mac users,
>
> I just noticed that XQuartz has updated apple's X11 server to 2.3.2.1 
> (the one apple ships with Leopard is 2.3.1 I believe) .  It seems to 
> fix a number of weird behaviors I've noticed with Wing, such as:
>
>     * tooltips appear when wing is in background
>     * weird issues with dialogs popping up at inopportune times when
>       using the external tools layout
>     * problems with copy/paste when using a clipboard manager such as
>       Jumpcut
>     * fix occasional "stuck keys" when switching between apps
>
>
> All in all, it seems like a vast improvement.  However, there's one 
> change that seems to have dramatically changed the way that Wing 
> displays.  From the release notes:
>
>     "Default dpi reported is now 96 instead of 75"
>     http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/X112.3.2.1
>
>
> When you first load wing in 2.3.2.1 the fonts will all appear HUGE. 
>  To switch back, run the following in Terminal (from the FAQ):
>
>     defaults write org.x.X11 dpi -int 75
>     http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/X11-UsersFAQ
>
>
> Cheers,
> Mike
>
> PS. Wingware folks, I'm not sure what motivated the Quartz guys to 
> make this change, but you might want to consider updating your 
> defaults under 2.3.2 or later to compensate, because the app looks 
> absolutely terrible at the new resolution.
>
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