Re: [dev] [st] [PATCH] Sub-char-size window-size increments

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:48:05 +0100

On Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:37:24 -0500
Augusto Born de Oliveira <> wrote:

> Yeah, I used that for a bit, but then st has a doubly-thick border in
> the bottom and right edges, as opposed to centering content within its
> window. Totally cosmetic and kind of OCD, but it bothers me! =)

You must be crazy.

> Turning off resizehints also causes weird rendering bugs with mplayer,
> but that may just be my weird old system.

It's a problem with libva. Try using opengl output ;) (-vo gl)

> I guess I don't really understand why terminal emulators prefer
> resizing to multiples of charsizes nowadays. To me, px-res sizes and
> gaps inside the terminal seems better than char-res sizes and gaps
> outside, since it gives the WM/user more options by default (i.e., you
> can always set the pxsize to a multiple of charsize).

Because it makes more sense. Why would you want gaps in your windows?
It's much easier to scale a window that way.

> Anyway, thanks again for the awesome software!

You're welcome. ;)



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