Re: [gtk-list] Re: screen resolution?
- From: "Didimo E. Grimaldo T." <grimaldo panama iaehv nl>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: screen resolution?
- Date: Sun, 24 May 1998 14:40:25 +0200 (CEST)
> gdk_screen_width() and gdk_screen_height() return the dimensions.
A pity these are not part of the API, I get a link error when trying
to use it on my application :( [might come in handy]
> (GTK doesn't currently make any use of screen resolution. There
> is a confusing thing where dimensions for the rulers are specified
> in terms of 1/72 in. "pixels", but that has nothing to do with
> the size of pixels on the screen)
1/72th of an inch is a unit known as "points", same 'points' used
in the printing world, same goes for PostScript stuff.
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