Print bug in MacOSX: Extremely large fonts

Lubomir I. Ivanov neolit123 at
Wed Nov 14 06:55:36 PST 2012

On 13 November 2012 05:03, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> Henrik Brautaset Aronsen <subsurface at> writes:
>> There's something wrong with the printing, at least on MacOSX.   See the
>> attached screen shot.  All the printout variants are equally bad.
> Clearly the point scaling is wrong on the Mac...
> Can you play with
> #define DPI_SCREEN 72.0
> #define SCALE_SCREEN 1.0
> #define SCALE_PRINT (1.0 / DPI_SCREEN)
> in display.h and see which value you need for the Mac?

can someone else on osx confirm this?
i'm sorry but i don't have osx...

before i wrote the modification that supposedly does the trick on all
os (at least i can see it does on linux + windows), i've received
reports that the method in question worked on osx as well. something
may be out of place.

the patch:


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