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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-09 04:54:42

> Let me try from a different angle. There's some settings made by user, like
> font size, or toolbar icon size. The unit does not matter there.
> I believe that in a good GUI library, you should not ever need to use any
> dimensions for windows dimensions, but just allow the layout code in the
> library to take care of this. And since you don't have to specify
> dimensions, it does not matter if they are in pixels or not.

I do think that every now and then, you do need to specify dimensions.
For instance, when specifying a button's width (in case you want it fixed).


John Torjo,    Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal
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