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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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Hyper-V enhanced mode high-dpi

I have a Dell XPS 15 9560 with the 4k display where I run window 10 pro with 200% resolution scale setting. I would like to switch drop virtual box to hyper-v to run a Ubuntu instance. The problem ...
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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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Set HiDPI scaling resolution individually for apps

I would like to scale the apps individuaully. E.g. I in some apps I would like to use the mid scaling, and in other apps I would like to use 1:1 scaling: Any way to do this?
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Windows 10 Some windows too big for screen

Some Windows on my Windows 10 (1803) Machine are way too big to fit the screen and thus cannot be used correctly. I have all of my DPI scaling at 100%. The two applications where I noticed some ...
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How to set wine DPI using enviroment variables?

I have an HiDPI laptop, each time I connect to a normal external monitor, I have to manually set the dpi using winecfg. I'm curious if there's an easier way to change it. Setting an environment ...
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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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Override High DPI scaling group policy

have a program which I want to run with the Override High DPI Scaling behavior. Scaling performed by: System (Enhanced) Compatability. My question is: is it possible to set this setting for a ...
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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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uTorrent webUI looks rubbish on HiDPI screen

When I view the uTorrent webUI on my HiDPI screen in Chrome it looks terrible: It looks fine on non-HiDPI screens - so how can I fix this so it's readable on both? What I've tried so far: Zooming ...
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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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Visual Studio 2017 DPI

I'm running Visual Studio 2017 on a Windows 10 Hyper-V VM for developing. The PC running Hyper-V is a Dell XPS 13 with a 3200x1600 monitor. The Windows 10 host is set to 200% display scaling. Text in ...
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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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Windows 10 lock-screen slideshow in high resolution

I like photos slideshow on a Windows 10 lock-screen. I have a 4k display, but this slide show displays photos in low resolution. Is there a way to configure it with high resolutiuon?
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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 ...
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After Anniversary update, Remote Desktop resolutions revert to too high a setting

I have a Dell XPS 13 with Windows 10 that I recently updated to 1607. One of the major roles for this machine is to use Remote Desktop to access individual servers in my data center. Previous to the ...
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High-DPI with Ubuntu 16.04 on Hyper-V

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 10. It all runs on computer with a 4k UHD display, so the high dpi scaling (200%) is enabled on Windows. My problem is by ...
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Running 4k laptop monitor in 1080p

I'm running Windows 10 on a Dell XPS 15 (9550) running Windows 10. The built-in laptop monitor is 4k resolution. However due to compatibility issues I want to run the display in 1080p mode. When I set ...
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IBM Domino Administrator - issue with High DPI display

To be short: currently the question is how to disable DPI-awareness in IBM Notes/Admin/Designer? As otherwise the IBM Domino Admin looks ugly. This solution doesn't help: Superb fix for high DPI ...
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Giant system dialog font on Windows 10

A couple of examples which should be self-explanatory - Notepad++ Visual Studio The setup is an XPS13 (3200 x 1800) but the screenshots are from external monitors (2 x Dell U2414H 1920 x 1080) ...
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Cygwin X on high DPI

On my Windows 10 Surface Pro (2736x1824 resolution), whenever I connect via PuTTY to an Ubuntu 14.04 server and run Eclipse or gVim over Cygwin X, the text and windows are extremely small. I can drag ...
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Java application showing unusably small on hi DPI screen [duplicate]

I have a 4k screen notebook, a Lenovo Yoga 900 to be precise. We have a Java application that doesn't scale itself to high resolution and seems very very small to on screen. I changed the ...
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Force an application to run in a lower resolution to native Windows 10

I'm trying to use Solid Edge ST8 on a 4k laptop. In 4K the application becomes almost unusable. Screen shot of Solid Edge ST8 running at 4k: When I go into the Windows settings and change the ...
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Blurry screen when using 1/2 native resolution

I have a 3200x1800 13" laptop running windows 10. Many legacy apps have terrible DPI scaling and I attempted to avoid this issue by simply setting my resolution to 1600x900. My thought would be that ...
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Downgrading From High DPI Resolution

I started using ultrabook Asus Zenbook with QHD (3200x1800) screen. After week I realized that nowadays are still more problems than benefits with High-DPI screen on Windows. Some application ignores ...
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Chromebook: How do you increase the size of the Chrome webbrowser GUI?

I have a Chromebook with a small screen size and relatively high pixel count (aka resolution)[1]. Some of the text that normally would be easily readable on my large 27 inch screen is literally... 1/...
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Windows 10 dual monitor - lower res monitor is blurry

I have two monitors on my desktop computer running Windows 10. 1- Dell 2560 x 1440 2- HP 1920 x 1200 In "Customize your display", if I set both monitors at 100%, everything is sharp. If I set both ...