[Cin] 15, 500 modified lines checked into GIT to provide 1K and 4K monitor scaling ...

Andrew Randrianasulu randrianasulu at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 02:43:22 CEST 2019

В сообщении от Monday 21 October 2019 03:41:48 Phyllis Smith написал(а):
> A very, very, very large number of lines - about 15,500 insertions and
> deletions - was checked into GIT for Cinelerra-GG in order to provide
> scaling for your 4K monitors or any monitor where you would like the text
> and icons to be just a little bigger or a lot bigger.
> If you just bring up Cinelerra with this latest code, you may see a little
> bit of a difference because now the code probes your monitor; finds the
> biggest monitor if more than 1; and adjusts the scale as if it was on an
> 1080p monitor.  You can override this, however.

Yeah, on 1440x900 monitor BC_SCALE=1 cin returns normal for me fonts :}
Thanks a lot!

> Now to get the bigger text/fonts before you start the application from a
> window, you should keyin:
>         BC_SCALE=2.0 {your cinelerra path}/bin/cin
> We found that on a 4K monitor, a BC_SCALE of 2.0 is quite nice.  On a 1K
> monitor, a BC_SCALE=1.2 looks pretty good.  Eventually a Preference may be
> added but you can always put the BC_SCALE in your login .profile file.
> TESTING is needed and very much appreciated, although we have gone through
> a lot to test here on a desktop with a 4K monitor, a 1K monitor, and a
> laptop (even tried using BC_SCALE=.5 ! which was hilarious!).  There is a
> Ubuntu16 build & a Mint18 build and would love to do more static tar builds
> to get more distros tested (just ask).
> https://www.cinelerra-gg.org/download/testing/cinelerra-5.1-mint18-x86_64-static.txz
> https://www.cinelerra-gg.org/download/testing/cinelerra-5.1-ub16-x86_64-static.txz
> HOW TO TEST - you do not need to do anything specific to test as a user -
> just "use" it and pass along any alignment you think looks wrong.  Hoping
> *Pierre* and *IgorB* have time to do this.
> WHAT TO TEST - there should be no operational impact of this mod, unless we
> made a mistake.  You should only see bigger windows, text, and icons and
> more spacing between them.  Hoping *Olaf *will let us know if Cakewalk has
> any issues.
> PLUGINS - these are the most likely to have any issues and could
> potentially have a "real" error.  This is because I (Phyllis) worked on
> them with GG overseeing my work and fixing my errors.  Hoping *Andrea* has
> some spare time to check a few of the plugins. Be aware that LV2 plugin
> displays will not be scaled up as they are outside Cinelerra.  FFmpeg and
> Ladspa plugins had no mods made to them but the resize window is available
> and the text is scaled.

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