HiDPI support

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mstrap
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HiDPI support

Post by mstrap » 14 Oct 2015, 18:02

Please provide support for HiDPI monitors. Currently, the icons are tiny which makes clicking e.g. toolbar buttons hard and in general makes AS look somewhat strange. A simple fix should be to just set dpiAware to false:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/librar ... 85%29.aspx

Of course it would be great to have AS coming with a separate high-resolution icon set, too :)

-Marc

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Re: HiDPI support

Post by Jan Rysavy » 14 Oct 2015, 23:57

We are working on it, including new vector icons.

imkilroy
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by imkilroy » 14 Mar 2017, 15:04

Hi, is there a rough timeline for this feature? Thanks :)

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Re: HiDPI support

Post by Jan Rysavy » 20 Mar 2017, 12:48

It is not finished yet, we have no time estimation right now.

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crystalidea
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by crystalidea » 22 Mar 2017, 16:52

Please do it, at least icons adjust size for toolbar and panel items

Brett
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by Brett » 23 Mar 2017, 05:27

As an interim measure you can create an external manifest for Salamander that specifies dpiAware as False. That, along with a registry setting that specifies external manifests take preference over internal manifests, has saved my eyesight on a high DPI monitor.

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Brett

prochan2
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by prochan2 » 07 Aug 2017, 14:35

Hi, my solution is to right-click the shortcut, go to Properties window, Compatibility tab and select "System" under "Override high DPI scaling behavior." "System (Enhanced)" looks much better, but it brokes UI of TortoiseGit when used from within Salamander.

camper
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by camper » 15 Sep 2017, 16:49

I'm using AS 3.0.8 on a 4k-monitor with 200% scaling and don't have major problems with that, so for me it has no high priority.

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Georgd
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by Georgd » 08 Apr 2018, 21:03

prochan2 wrote:
07 Aug 2017, 14:35
Hi, my solution is to right-click the shortcut, go to Properties window, Compatibility tab and select "System" under "Override high DPI scaling behavior." "System (Enhanced)" looks much better
Thank you for the hint, it's also better on my Huawei MateBook detachable, but icons etc are still quite small for touch operation.

BTW, related posts are Tiny Toolbar Icons on Surface3 screen and Icon size not DPI-aware
Using Salamander since v 1.52

teutonic
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Re: HiDPI support

Post by teutonic » 09 Feb 2019, 00:26

This, for me, is a major deal breaker. Have been a customer for many years and would happily pay for a new, DPI aware version. But sick of waiting. So moving on to Directory Opus. Bye Altap Salamander.

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