Problems with high dpi monitors

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Problems with high dpi monitors

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:37 pm

There's a whole bunch of problems, and they may be platform specific. Here are some of them:

On a modestly high dpi monitor, the help screen dialog is tiny and cannot be resized.
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L/R labels in meters:
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Project rate not visible:
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Re: Problems with high dpi monitors

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:02 pm

James committed https://github.com/audacity/audacity/commit/53e6d - did it help the L / R?

Is your monitor standalone or part of a laptop? What is the resolution and what DPI is set?

I probably can't help with this because I don't have a high res monitor. The highest res I have is an old iMac. I think Team should plan to fund some equipment, not just for me.


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Re: Problems with high dpi monitors

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:18 pm

https://github.com/audacity/audacity/commit/82a77788
Default settings:

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Re: Problems with high dpi monitors

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:44 pm

Gale Andrews wrote:Is your monitor standalone or part of a laptop? What is the resolution and what DPI is set?

It's the laptop monitor.
1920 x 1080 (so not that high dpi, but high enough that I need to increase the font size in "Appearance" settings to be able to read things).

Gale Andrews wrote:If any images can't be scaled by the preferred OS method then they will blur, I assume.


Screenshots on the same machine. The new "classic" theme buttons look like a "posterize" effect has been applied.

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