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Disable automatic DPI scaling

I would like to disable the scaling that Windows automatically does to programs that don't support DPI scaling, which makes them blurry, without turning off scaling for programs that do support DPI ...
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Windows 10 display resolution is getting scaled

I'm trying to hook up my new Dell Inspiron 15 5000 to my QHD monitor and having problems with the display resolution. The Display settings dialog (Desktop->Display Settings) lists the maximum ...
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Windows setting “Fix scaling for apps” - what does it do?

In the Windows 10 settings (as of version 1809), there is a setting "Fix scaling for apps" (under Settings -> Display -> Advanced Scaling Settings), with a toggle switch that says: Let Windows try ...
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Outlook to use high-dpi rendering, even over remote desktop, even after logging out and in

I use Windows 10 with some high-dpi screens and a 200% font scaling. Microsoft Outlook 2016 just about works when run locally; it shows nicely rendered text at the correct size. (It often starts up ...
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Is there a way to launch an application with specified custom DPI scaling percentage without changing global DPI scaling?

I'm having issues with certain applications having very tiny UI elements, but I don't want to change the global DPI scaling because it will mess up too many things. Is there a way to pick a custom DPI ...
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HIGHDPIAWARE for all apps in Windows 10?

I'm using Windows 10 and currently, I specifically set for each app, the HIGHDPIAWARE (high-DPI scaling) attribute in registry key which is found in : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\...
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Dynamic dpi sync in Hyper-v

I have Windows 10 installed on both host and Hyper-V guest. DPI is set to 125% in host, 100% in guest. When I use enhanced session, guest's DPI will change to 125%. How do I disable this behavior? On ...
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Office 2019 Ribbon too chunky with DPI scaling

I've just bought a Dell XPS 15 and a pair of 4k monitors. I have all 3 screens set to 200% scaling, and when I run an Office app, the buttons on the ribbon have WAY too much margin/padding and cause ...
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How can I use the built-in VBA editor on a high resolution screen

As you can see in the below screenshot, intellisense often doesn't leave enough room for the full description on enum members (and in some other places). But I think Dim... seems fine I don't seem ...
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Disable display scaling on high DPI settings from a USB Stick Drive

My question is very similar to other requests for disabling high DPI settings but mine has a bit of a twist. I am using various USB stick drives to enact a script to 'reset' desktops to a certain ...
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Linux apps don't scale properly in Chrome OS with high resolution displays

Just got an Acer Spin 13, which has a 2K display. When I run Linux apps, the entire application is tiny: fonts, icons, etc. I understand that this is a result of the resolution scaling tricks Chrome ...
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RemoteApp doesn't apply correct scaling initially

I have a large app that we are delaying supporting dynamic DPI for. Currently, when we launch our app via RemoteApp (RDP to our Windows Server 2016 server) on a high DPI screen, the text and controls ...
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Caret width too small on 288 DPI

I use 288 DPI meaning 300 % zoom and have a caret width of only 1 pixel in all apps based on win32 and wpf, most apps are either win32 or wpf so it is a severe issue for me. I reported this to the ...
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Slightly moving pressed button on high dpi mouse causes initiate drug too early when in fact I want to execute click on 4k laptop

Related question with answer on close but slightly different topic: Slightly moving high dpi mouse prevents executing single and double clicks normally on 4k laptop Problem is only on new 4k 17'' ...
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Slightly moving high dpi mouse prevents executing single and double clicks normally on 4k laptop

Problem is only on new 4k 17'' laptop. I use Windows 10. I use: UtechSmart Venus Gaming Mouse RGB Wired, 16400 DPI High Precision Laser Programmable MMO Computer Gaming Mice ( https://www.amazon.com/...
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Applied Dpi in Registry

While searching the Windows registry for a setting mentioned in a previous question, I found a whole bunch of settings that were of interest to me in the following registry key: Computer\...
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Playing around in the registry windows 10

In trying to set up multiple displays, I have found a setting in Windows 10 registry that is in the following location; Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics\Applied DPI ...
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Is there a way to explicitly set a program's exact DPI scaling value?

I have a program that is fussy when it comes to DPI scaling, and the high DPI settings in the Compatibility Properties are not working for this particular program, no matter the combination of ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04, connecting through vino only shows the top leftmost screen (High DPI screen)

When I connect to my machine with VNC under vino, I only see the top-left side quarter of the screen. Is there a way to fix it so I can see the whole screen? Details My machine is ubuntu 16.04, my ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon HiDPI scaled with xrandr — laggy interface?

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon 19. I have two 4K monitors running their native display. Everything is too small for me. Then I turn on HiDPI scaling in the Cinnamon settings under General. This ...
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What Windows do, when I enable “Let Windows try to fix apps they're not blurry”?

How windows try to fix it? Does it use other bitmap scaling or doing something else? Why it doesn't work for all dpi-unaware apps? For what apps it works?
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Fixing Firefox Quantum HiDPI scaling across multiple displays

I have a laptop with a 3840x2160 screen and a second monitor with a 1680x1050 resolution. The standard Firefox DPI is far too small on the builtin screen, but when I scale the layout.css....
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5-monitor setup with different size but same resolution

I have a 5-monitor setup with a large screen in the middle and 4x monitors that are ¼ of the main monitor size. The resolution is the same. Is there a way to have the small monitors behave like they ...
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If my printer can print at 1200 x 4800 dpi, what resolution do I save my tiff at for max printed resolution?

I have a color laser printer with max resolution specified to be 1200 x 4800 dpi, which is vertical by horizontal resolution based on this answer. I want to print an image at the highest possible ...
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Run program inside a virtual monitor in order to limit its size?

I have a program than need to be runed in 1080p to work properly. My monitor is 4k and i'd like to use it this way. I have tried all windows options to prevent bug with high dpi monitor but none are ...
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KDE network applet icons too large

After a KDE update to 5.13, the icons in the KDE network manager applet are oversized. I have a HiDPI display with scaling set up, but this has never been a problem before. Is there any way to get ...
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MacOS High Sierra doesn't offer HiDPI scaling options

Windows and Linux DE environments usually have HiDPI scaling, which means keeping the resolution native (4k, 2k...) but scaling up the graphics. MacOS seems to have this feature as well in the ...
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What is the difference between mouse Acceleration, Pointer speed and DPI and how to adjust them for gaming? [closed]

What is the difference between mouse Acceleration, Pointer speed and DPI? How to adjust them to get best gaming experience?
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High DPI display at quarter native resolution

I have a high-DPI display (13" 3200x1800) and figured that if I set it at 1600x900 (exactly 1/4 native - 1/2 width and 1/2 height) then each pixel outputted should be represented by a 2x2 block of ...
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Windows 10 monitor scaling blurry

Circumstances Windows 10 Version 1709 x64 One 4K (27") and one 2K (27") monitor Nvidia 1050 TI Feel free to ask for more information, if you need them. The Problem Everything works fine if I don't ...
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Windows RDP is extremely slow (high GPU load)

I have a problem with accessing my computer using RDP. The frame rate is very slow (about 1-2 fps) and GPU consumption on remote PC is extremely high for GTX 1080: Absolutely the same effect occurs ...
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Can I scale (stretch) a Remote Desktop session locally?

How can I view a 1080p RDP session in stretched fullscreen on a 2160p (UHD) display? I am using high-DPI screens with a UHD native resolution. I would like to have a full-screen remote desktop ...
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Apps still blurry after DPI change on Fall Creators Update

So I've updated my Surface Pro 4 to Fall Creators and the much touted fix for high DPI screen doesn't seem to be there. When I change screen from high dpi to low dpi or back, there is still a red ...
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Windows applications resized incorrectly when moving between monitors with different resolutions and scaling

I have a new laptop that has a 4K display. It's set at the recommended 250% zoom level. I also have 2 Full HD monitors plugged into it (1920x1080) each set at the recommended zoom level of 100%. ...
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How to make Windows 10 draw a window at 100% scaling, rather than 125%?

I have a small, high-resolution display that is set at 125%. However, one program I want to run consistently draws it's start screen at 1024x768, which is a tad too big for my screen. I want this ...
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Overriding High DPI Scaling from the Command Line

I am compiling and building an OpenCV app on Windows 10, which shows some images. I want to overrride the high DPI scaling behavior and set it to "Application". I can do this fine on the .exe file ...
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Blurry Word 2016 in multi-monitor configuration in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have a workplace based on my ASUS N552VW laptop with UltraHD screen of 282ppi with a connected external monitor LG L226WTQ-BF of 96ppi. The ASUS screen is the primary screen, and currently I'm using ...
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Visual studio: zooming design view for asp.net pages

I use Visual Studio 2017 (Community Ed.) to design asp.net websites. When working in design view on a high-dpi-screen, the pages appear tiny, that is: they are rendered 1px=1px, without any display ...
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Fonts appear UGLY in Apache OpenOffice 4 for Windows

In Apache OpenOffice 4 for Windows, fonts are ugly! While text in Microsoft Word is crisp, in Apache OpenOffice, it is blurred as if "artistic rendering -> translucent glass" special effect was added. ...
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Visual Studio on 4k monitor

I just upgraded to a 4k monitor, and supposedly Visual Studio should be able to handle a high dpi monitor just fine. But it's not working for me and I'm not sure why. I have this same problem in ...
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How to upscale the interface of IntelliJ IDEA/WebStorm?

I may change the font size in work area using ctrl+mouse wheel. Can i also change the program interface size? (I use high ppi monitor)
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Disable high DPI scaling in Microsoft Edge

Is there any way to disable the High DPI scaling of Microsoft Edge? That UI looks awfully big if my DPI is set for 125%. I have it disabled on Chrome and Firefox. But this may be the only thing ...
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Some text are clear and some are blurry in my 1920 × 1080 laptop - windows 10

I brought brand new Lenevo Ideapack 310 laptop yesterday.Its configuration is: Intel Core i5 7th generation, 2.5GHz 8 GB RAM 1TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce 2GB Full HD 1920 × 1080 monitor Windows 10 Pro My ...
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Can I fix the inconsistent scaling of UI controls in Windows 7?

Brief History: I HAD a Dell Latitude with native 1920x1200 resolution. I have two nice Dell 24" LCDs, also with a native 1920x1200 resolution. I used my laptop docked and everything was wonderful. ...
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Xterm configuration: colors work, font size not?

echo $TERM replies xterm-256color and my .Xresources file looks like this: *dpi: 165 Xft.antialias: true Xft.hinting: true Xft.rgba: rgb Xft....
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Toggle “Disable display scaling on high DPI settings” From Batch File?

I have a user with an application that isn't compatible with high DPI settings in Windows 10 (UI gets blurry), and of course enabling the option "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" resolves ...
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Settings dialog window font size not console font size in Comemu

Is it possible to set the font size in the settings window of Conemu (not the different tasks/console windows)? Have been searching, but only sizes for consoles have been returned. Thanks!
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Scaling display for Mac OSX in VMWare

I'm running Mac OSX 10.10 under VMWare 12, my monitor is a 4K 27" display - so the text is tiny. I opened System Preference -> Display -> Scaled, but the only option available is 3840 x 2160 (my 4K ...
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Bitmap Scaling On Individual Windows in HiDPI Display on Linux

Both Windows 8.1 or newer and macOS will resize an individual window on bitmap basis (resulting in blurry windows but proportionally correct) of an application if that application's window doesn't ...
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Windows 10 (Pre-Anniversary update) Hyper-V client problems with DPI and connection bar

I'm using a laptop for work that is completely locked down, with Hyper-V host enabled and a VM with full admin rights for doing anything I can't do on the laptop's host OS. The laptop is running ...