About HiDPI support

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younky
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About HiDPI support

Post by younky » Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:11 am

Thanks for the developers that create the great software, but it seems that the HiDPI support is not built in with the application. When I use it on Windows 10 with a 4K display, all the icons are quite small and also some other UI elements need to polish for the HiDPI display.

Thanks for the great contribution on this great software.

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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by xnview » Tue Mar 17, 2015 2:14 pm

Which UI element? Could you post screenshot?
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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by Liner » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:52 pm

I have the same problem on a 3200*1800 resolution screen.
The UI / Icons are all really small. I added the requested screenshot.
Ps I love the program so I really miss being able to use it properly.
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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by Dirk13 » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:40 pm

At the moment, neither XnView nor MP are scaling their icons.

As a workaround, you can do this yourself:
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... pi#p126052
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=29080
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=29649
This it not too complicated, but you're right
- an automatic function would be more user-friendliy
- bitmap-based icons lose quality when scaling them up, in contrast to vector-based formats

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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by xnview » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:20 am

in XnViewMP 0.75, you have 'large icons' setting
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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by Dirk13 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:42 pm

Ah, thank you!

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Re: About HiDPI support

Post by RGhost » Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:43 am

I'm using 2560x1440 resolution with 125% scale DPI. With Large Icons feature xnviewmp began easier to use, thank you. But some of other UI elements and fonts size need tweak for better usability with hidpi. Please keep work with this direction in future releases.
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