[Ipe-discuss] font size problem

Tim Hutt tdhutt at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 11:58:35 CET 2009

2009/12/27 Qingshan Chen <qchen3 at fsu.edu>:
> By the way, I am using IPE 6.0 in Debian Etch.
> Qingshan Chen wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I have a problem with IPE. Let's say we want to typeset $x_{\frac{1}{2}}$,
>> which is of course a simple latex code. When we determine that the text of
>> normal size is too large, we would like to reduce the font size. In doing so
>> we would like the text "x" and the subscript "\frac{1}{2}" scale down
>> proportionally. But they don't, and this is my problem. I found that when
>> the text font size is set to "tiny", \frac{1}{2} is typeset significantly
>> larger than x itself. Can anyone help me out with this issue?
>> Best regards,
>> Qingshan

I've noticed this too. As a workaround, typeset the text at a normal
size then scale it. You have to make the text transformable first
(there's an option in the context menu).

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