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How do I prevent a child process from inheriting compatibility setting? (Display scaling)

When I enable the “Disable display scaling on high DPI settings” setting on the compatibility tab for a program. It looks like any programs spawned from that program also inherits this setting. Is ...
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How to disable DPI scaling for certain built-in system applications?

On windows 10, most built-in programs work well with high DPI, but some don't (the Hyper-V Manager for example). For third party apps, I can change their compatibility settings. How can I do this ...
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Enforce blurry scaling on high dpi

I have a 4K 15 inch screen set with scaling on 200% with the new Windows 10 display settings (not via the old Control Panel). Of course there are some old (and also recent unfortunately) applications ...
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Very bad fonts in Evernote

Font renedering is very bad and almost unusable in Evernote in Windows 10 PC. I have a FHD screen and have gdipp installed. Screenshots:
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Cannot completely disable DPI scaling

I have an old (1995 old) image program that needs to display high-resolution images. I tried different settings, but I always get one of the following effects: Display at 200% scale, run program ...
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Licecap dosen't respect highdpi settings on windows 8

I attempted to make a gif screenshot of the image of my answer here using licecap, on windows 8.1. This is as a test and I selected the whole gif, and a small border around it. I have a 4K display ...
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Does Arch Linux support a high DPI laptop display?

I'm currently looking for a laptop to use with Arch Linux and XFCE, and have a question about Arch's support for, or compatibility with, high-DPI (retina-style) displays. Does Arch support this type ...
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Intellij idea on hight dpi screen

I'm using android studio on a 4k screen and my problem is all icons and fonts are small. I fixing fonts problem by changing their size to 36 but still icons are really tiny. I've just seen from this ...
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Virtualbox guests are upsampled & blurry due to DPI scaling from Windows Host, and disabling it has no affect

I have 4k laptop, so DPI scaling is what Windows uses for apps that don't automatically scale. Rightclicking VirtualBox > Properties > Compatibility > Disable DPI Scaling should do the trick. ...
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Web pages narrow on 1080p screen

I have recently bought a laptop with a 1080p screen. Although i have no issues with the text and image size, the web pages with text are very narrow and have quite a lot empty spaces at the sides. Is ...
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MS Remote Desktop for Mac DPI Settings for Remote Host

My work machine is a 5K iMac, my home machine is an older iMac both running Yosemite and Parallels 10. When connecting to my work Parallels Win8.1 instance using MS RDP for Mac it displays the Remote ...
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MAC with an HP DeskjetF4180

Even though I scan at 300 DPI when I open the image it is less than 100 DPI. How do I get the DPI on the scanned image to reflect what I scanned it at in the first place? Why does it keep losing DPI ...
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Windows 8.1 DPI per monitor: In which situations does it interpolate?

I'm curious about the new "DPI per monitor" feature of Windows 8.1. My question concerns legacy applications that do support a global DPI setting, but are not yet "per monitor DPI aware". These ...
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How do operating system window managers deal with multiple DPI levels across monitors?

I've been using Linux for years and one of the things that is lacking (due to X being way too freaking old and Wayland living in a far away land) is support for high DPI monitors. Looking at my ...
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How to set the Metro app font size to “larger” when not offered?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which has a very high resolution display (3200x1800). In desktop mode, this is quite nice, since it gives me really sharp fonts (with the appropriate DPI setting). However, ...
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Windows 8.1 VM: full resolution on iMac Retina 5K (5120 x 2880) and VMware Fusion 7

I am able to run a Windows 7 VM at full native resolution on a iMac with a Retina 5K display (HiDPI / Retina, at 5120 x 2880) using VMware Fusion 7. Windows 8.1, though, does not list any resolution ...
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Windows 8.1 highdpi - fuzzy fonts on secondary FullHD screen in highdpi optimized apps

I just started using a laptop with a 3k (2880 x 1620) 15" display (MSI GS60 2QE). I've hooked up my FullHD 22" display as a secondary screen and would like to use that side-by-side with the laptop. ...
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Dell U3014 (2560 x 1600) monitor showing pixelated output on Windows

I have installed a Dell U3014 monitor using DVI cable to NVidia GT630. It is a HiDPI monitor and I am able to reach up to the resolution of 2560 x 1600 but the everything is pixelated. I have tried it ...
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Remote Desktop DPI nightmare in Windows 8.1/2012 R2 - how can I fix it?

Several of my users have 1 Surface Pro 3 (Windows 8.1 with all updates) and 2 ViewSonic monitorsand they connect to our servers using Remote Desktop 2012 R2. All screens are fine on client, but when ...
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Windows Scaling Algorithm

When Windows scales a window the result is foggy (shown here: Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external display ). What algorithm does Windows use to do window scaling? Is there ...
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How can I change the Normalised DPI value for a display in Windows 8.1?

Looking at Windows 8.1 DPI Scaling Enhancements it is clear that Windows 8.1 is going in the right direction for giving Windows decent Hi DPI support, but the description of how it uses a "normalized ...
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How do I make Windows scale the taskbar correctly after I switch to monitors with different DPIs?

I have a laptop that has a native 3200x1800 15" high-DPI display, and a docking station connected to two 1920x1200 23" monitors. If I sign in while the external monitors are disconnected, the task ...
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Remote Desktop into Windows 8.1 PC with high DPI scaling

I recently attached two high DPI displays to my Windows 8.1 desktop PC. As a result I put the scaling (found at Screen Resolution > Make text ... larger or smaller) to 200%. This has been an ...
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Down-scaling high-density image for standard density external display

I am hitting the common problem with Windows 7, where a laptop has a high-density internal display, but has a standard-density external display attached. Once the (global) DPI setting in Windows is ...
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Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external display

I have a laptop with a high DPI screen; its resolution is 1920×1080 while it is 13.3". I have enabled the Windows 8.1 style DPI handling (i.e., the "Let me choose one scaling level for all my ...
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How to let the Hyper-V / Virtual Machine Connection window use native resolution instead of incorrect high-DPI scaling?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 8.1. It all runs on a Surface 3, so the high DPI scaling is enabled on Windows. I also have a plain old full HD secondary ...
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Google Chrome browser everything looking tiny DPI issue?

Everything looks fine in Firefox and IE. But in Chrome everything looks very tiny, seems DPI has changed to 160. Please help me fix the font, overall look of Chrome to make bigger. Im using 1920x1080 ...
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high dpi chrome 36 on windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have this weird issue with chrome. When I launch it in desktop mode, everything is blurry. However when I go to its settings and relaunch in windows 8 mode, everything is super clear and crisp. I ...
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How do I scale default app size smaller than “Default” in Windows 8.1?

I'm on a 1920x1080 pixel, 15.1" laptop running Windows 8.1. Some of my apps (Eclipse, SourceTree, pgAdmin, Chrome) render larger than I would like, fitting far less content than on Windows 7. I can ...
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Can I turn off high-DPI scaling for all applications? [duplicate]

I'm on a Windows 8.1 laptop (Thinkpad T440s). For some programs to not appear blurred/scaled, I have to access the .exe properties, go to Compatibility and "Disable display scaling on high DPI ...
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Synergy broken on Windows 8.1 + HDPI

When I run synergy and move the cursor to a client, the cursor goes invisible and sticks to the bottom right corner of the screen (triggering windows peek). This renders all computers useless until ...
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RDP for High DPI Monitors?

A client is having some problems with their laptop. They use RDP to remote into their work PC, but the laptop they are using is a small 13" Sony Vaio laptop, but with 1920x1080 resolution. Everything ...
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DPI Scaling in Windows 8.1 via command line

I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut to quickly and easily change the DPI scale on my machine, by means of creating a small macro to run upon detection of the keyboard shortcut. In Windows 8.1, the ...
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App to switch between video profiles in a high-DPI laptop

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 Pro, which sports a high-DPI 13" 3200x1800 screen. Since using that with normal Windows app would be impossible, it ships with "DPI scaling" in Windows set to 200%. ...
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High DPI VMWare

My display is 4k. When I run VMWare, my linux guests look like postage stamps. Sadly, none of them support HDPI scaling (Running LXDE/XFCE mainly). I'm also interested in "Unity Mode", but ...
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Using multiple screens with very different DPI simultaneously in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 inside VMWare Fusion 6. I have two screens: Macbook Pro Retina aka MBPr (15", 220 ppi) External HDMI monitor (24", 96 ppi) VMWare Fusion IS indeed allowing me to use the ...
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Crunchy icon rescaling on non-standard dpi display

I've got a laptop with FullHD resolution on a 15" screen so I've set the display DPI to 125% Now system fonts are looking better but some of the icons, those that doesn't have the exact resolution ...
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Can I set a display's DPI in Windows 8.1?

I want to tell Windows what the DPI is of one of my displays. I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (an Asus Zenbook Infinity) which has a 2560x1440 display; which needs high DPI support in order to be usable. ...
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Are there any tools to scale/magnify a given window or application?

I recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which sports a high-dpi 13" screen with a resolution of 3200x1800, running under Win8.1. The issue I sometimes face is that some applications will not scale ...
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How to set systemwide “XP style DPI scaling” in Windows 8.1?

I run my ThinkPad with a system DPI setting of 140%. In Windows 7 and 8, I enabled the "Use Windows XP style DPI scaling" checkbox in the Custom DPI Setting dialog. When this setting is off, ...
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Prevent the taskbar appearing on top of full-screen applications without disabling scaling on high DPI settings on Windows 8

My new laptop has a 13.3" monitor. Stupidly, its only supported widescreen resolution is 1920x1080, which by default makes everything really difficult to read. This has ultimately forced me to ...
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Forcing XP Style DPI Scaling through a vb 2010 app?

i have an app in vb.net 2010. on a windows 7 machine, the UI appears ok for up to 120 dpi (125%) since windows 7 by default enables "xp style dpi scaling" for dpi values equal or less than 120. for ...
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Why don't all applications look alright on the Retina display?

According to my understanding if pixels per inch are increased on the screen, the content should only look better. Now when I use my Mac I see a lot of programs which have blurry text when viewed on ...
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How can I run a single Windows application in High DPI mode? [duplicate]

Windows has a "high DPI" feature which lets users effectively use high DPI displays, in since Windows XP. However, many applications implemented display scaling incorrectly. In Windows Vista, they ...
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Cannot disable DPI scaling for Visual Studio 2012

I would like high DPI enabled for most of the applications that I use on my 14" 1920x1080 laptop, except for a few like Visual Studio that benefits from the extra space. However, setting "disable high ...
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change Firefox font size based on window location in multi-monitor setup

My laptop monitor has a much higher pixel density then my external monitors, and I'd like to be able to increase Firefox's global font size using something like NoSquint, but only when the window is ...
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Disable display scaling on high DPI makes text too big

I have manually checked the option "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" for most applications that used to look blurry. This has helped in most cases but in others it has messed up with the ...
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Vista DPI Scaling: Cannot disable DPI Scaling for Wireshark

I'm trying to disable dpi scaling for Wireshark, except Windows won't let me: Yet i pick any other random executable in the folder, uninstall.exe for instance, i can do it fine: What gives? i ...
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High DPI messes up text and icons; did not happen before reformat

I have two 2560x1440 monitors running off an ATI Radeon 6970 on Windows 7. Before reformatting, I had adjusted the DPI to 120 via Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display > "Medium - ...
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Windows 7 cannot turn off DPI/PPI scaling for an application

I have Windows 7 with DPI scaling set to 120 DPI. It makes some problems with older applications like clipped text, blurred graphics or too big text. I'd like to disable DPI scaling for these ...