Re: [code] [textadept] retina displays

From: Klaus Borges <>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 12:54:50 -0300


Giving that retina displays are awfully recent, it would be a step
backwards in technology if they didn't include any kind of detection that
could be done like that. I'm sure there must be a file, someone should get
in touch with Mac developers, one of them might know.

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:23 AM, John Benediktsson <> wrote:

> > Perfect! Now I wonder if there is a way to programatically detect a
>> retina
>> > display from within Lua (e.g. some file that says "yes" or "1",
>> or
>> > lfs.attributes some file that exists only on retina Macs, etc.)
> The problem with that approach (if it is even possible) is that the
> retina-ness is per-screen, not per-computer...
> I will test this on my non-retina machine and report if I notice
>> anything ... (so far none).
>> John, thanks a lot for looking into this!
> Awesome, if it works, maybe we can set buffered_draw = false for all the
> themes as a default on OS X.
> Best,
> John.

*Klaus Borges*
Graduando em Engenharia de Computação, EESC/ICMC - USP
Diretor Assistencial do Centro Acadêmico Armando de Salles Oliveira
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