JDK-4668963 : Metal on windows should not default to picking up system font sizes
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.swing
  • Affected Version: 1.4.0
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: solaris_7
  • CPU: sparc
  • Submitted: 2002-04-16
  • Updated: 2002-04-27
  • Resolved: 2002-04-27
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1.4.1 hopperFixed
Picking up font sizes, by default for metal on Windows, has the ability to break backwards
compatability. If developers want this they should set a system property.

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: hopper FIXED IN: hopper INTEGRATED IN: hopper

EVALUATION Yes, the default will be false and developers can enable this with the system property swing.useSystemFontSettings=true. Additionally you will have to set this to true if you want the high contrast theme picked up as well (assuming the user has chosen it on the desktop). ###@###.### 2002-04-16