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Hi,

 

I create a new image : File -> New and specify a size of 500x750

 

I then choose the Text tool, and choose Calibri at 40 point, the text is quite small.

 

If I save the image, then open it, and then go to add text, it is much larger.

 

The attached shows the text as entered on a fresh image, and the larger at the bottom after saving/loading the image.

 

This happens with 4.2 (from windows store), and 4.2.1 beta 7152

 

-M

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OK, so on a newly created image, it defaults to Points, and creates tiny text. Switching to Fixed does indeed make the text larger.

 

If I load an image, it defaults to Points, and creates larger text. Switching to Fixed has no apparent effect on text size.

 

What is interesting, is if I create the image as "pixels/inch", it defaults to 96dpi -- and text appears as the correct size regardless of what the Metric is set to.

 

If I create the image as "pixels/cm", it gives 37.8, which (37.8 * 2.54 = 96.012) is close to 96dpi, then the Metric does have an effect.

 

So, I think there is a bug in there somewhere!

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This is fixed for the upcoming 4.2.1 release. Thanks for reporting it!

 

The conversion from dpcm to dpi was being done wrong. It was dividing, instead of multiplying, by 2.54.

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