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OpenStudio User Interface Scaling Problems (Very Small Buttons)

asked 2019-02-07 08:02:57 -0600

updated 2019-02-07 12:51:49 -0600

I have just started using OpenStudio on a 4k monitor and found that the graphical user interface elements do not appear to be scaling correctly. All of the buttons are super tiny and hard to click.

Is there a setting or configuration file I can change to scale the interface elements?

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answered 2019-02-07 14:53:06 -0600

There is a way to tell your machine how to scale resolution for specific programs. The link below explains the steps, and comes with a video tutorial.

http://www.danantonielli.com/adobe-ap...

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Aaron, thank you for the response. That worked like a charm!

JustinShultz gravatar imageJustinShultz ( 2019-02-07 15:12:02 -0600 )edit

In the comments to the above article, the author notes that Windows 10 has built the fix in by right clicking the application > Properties > Compatibility > Change high DPI settings > (at the bottom) Check Override high DPI scaling behavior > Scaling performed by: System.

JustinShultz gravatar imageJustinShultz ( 2019-02-07 16:27:16 -0600 )edit
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answered 2019-02-07 08:29:29 -0600

akr gravatar image

I changed my computer's display resolution to lower value when I had this issue.

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Thank you for your suggestion. I would hate to use a lower resolution just so that OpenStudio displays correctly. I hope there is a better solution but I will keep your's in mind.

JustinShultz gravatar imageJustinShultz ( 2019-02-07 08:50:37 -0600 )edit

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