[racket-dev] Feature request - Zoom in Dr. Racket

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Oct 21 20:28:16 EDT 2012

Oh-- another thing you might try if lowering the resolution is too
annoying: start up two DrRackets. You can start one like this:

  Racket.exe -l- drracket

at the a command.com command line (you have to navigate to the
directory where DrRacket and Racket are first, tho, I think).


On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 6:55 PM, Harry Spier <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Robby,
> I just lowered the resolution on the larger monitor and it works fine now.
> Cheers,
> Harry
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> I realize this sounds like I'm just passing the buck, but in that
>> particular configuration, can't you do something at the OS level to
>> make the two monitors both be readable at the same font size? (Ie,
>> won't you have this problem with every app, not just DrRacket?)
>> Robby
>> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Harry Spier <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> One thing I would find useful is a zoom feature in Dr. Racket
>>> independent of the font size set in preferences.  I sometimes use Dr.
>>> Racket with two windows open at the same time so I can view two
>>> modules at the same time, one on a laptop and one on a much larger
>>> second monitor.  But  the font size which is appropriate for the
>>> laptop isn't for the larger monitor. (when I change font size in the
>>> preferences it changes for both screens).
>>> Thanks,
>>> Harry Spier
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