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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000039Cheat Enginepublic2008-05-08 00:31
ReporterCsimbi 
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PrioritynormalSeveritytextReproducibilityalways
StatusconfirmedResolutionopen 
Summary0000039: UI becomes messy with higher DPI resolution
DescriptionI recently became a happy owner of a 24" LCD - so my desktop resolution is now 1920*1600.
I am not young anymore, so I had problem with the -now- tiny fonts.
Luckily, Windows XP offers a cure for this, by changing the DPI setting:
Display properties -> Settings -> Advanced -> General -> DPI Setting combobox.
I changed the DPI from the standard 96DPI (100%) to 144DPI (150%).
It turned out the windows changes the size of the forms and dialogs, too.
It works well for almost all applications, however the impact on Cheat Engine seems to be really bad; most of the dialogs become fully stuffed (to a degree where it is really hard to navigate around), sometimes some buttons disappears (UI is not scaled properly).
Additional InformationI attached screen shots of such dialogs.
TagsNo tags attached.
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related to 0000040resolvedDark Byte Right-click menu does not appear on accessed address list 
related to 0000053resolvedDark Byte CE 5.4.2 - Code cave scan does nothing 
related to 0000071resolvedDark Byte UI becomes messy with higher DPI resolution 2 
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Dark Byte (developer)

It's known that different DPI's can cause a bad looking interface in CE.
Currently the only solution is to run at a lower resolution and let the display stretching fill up to the whole screen back to fullscreen with readable letters.
Or don't touch the DPI, but I guess that's not a real option
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-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2008-05-06 15:58 Csimbi New Issue
2008-05-06 15:58 Csimbi File Added: SSHOTS.ZIP
2008-05-08 00:30 Dark Byte Note Added: 0000082
2008-05-08 00:31 Dark Byte Status new => confirmed
2008-05-08 00:33 Dark Byte Relationship added related to 0000040
2008-07-14 02:35 Dark Byte Relationship added related to 0000053
2008-09-07 23:26 Dark Byte Relationship added related to 0000071
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