[GRASS-dev] Error in redrawing text layer in gis.m

Patton, Eric epatton at nrcan.gc.ca
Sat Nov 18 10:35:07 EST 2006

>ok, makes sense. That font size was hard-coded in d.grid as "9". I've
>just added a fontsize= option in CVS so you can make this bigger without
>all the extra work of manual placement: better to attack the problem at
>the source! The gis.m grid controls will need updating to take advantage
>of this.

Excellent, thanks very much!

>note you could use another (bigger) font there, use d.font.freetype or
>$GRASS_FONT to set it before calling d.grid. Many truetype fonts look
>bigger & more readable vs the simple grass ones. e.g. try a bold font.

I know; one good  about Michael's new text tool is that it has a file browser to load in Grass fonts, X11 truetype, or any other font files located anywhere. Really nice.

~ Eric.

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