cygwin install blurry on high dpi Windows 10

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Fri May 29 16:32:46 GMT 2020


Am 29.05.2020 um 18:05 schrieb Jon Turney:
> On 27/05/2020 12:41, Sharuzzaman Ahmat Raslan via Cygwin wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> My office laptop is Windows 10 with a high DPI display.
>>
>> I found that the installer is blurry, especially inside the window. The
>> title of the window is clear.
>>
>> Is this something that has been reported before? If nobody has 
>> reported it,
>> then I would like to report the issue here.
>
> Thanks for reporting this issue.
>
> This is Windows doing "dpi virtualization" (it reports 96 dpi to the 
> app, and then upscales what it draws to the actual dpi)
>
> Since we (now) use standard UI elements for everything in setup, it 
> should 'just' be a case of marking setup as being able to handle being 
> told the real dpi.
>
> I built an updated setup with that change:
>
> https://cygwin.com/setup/setup-2.904-4-gaa071e.x86_64.exe
> https://cygwin.com/setup/setup-2.904-4-gaa071e.x86.exe
Looks fine for me, sharp as a knife. However, also the font size is a 
half-point smaller and looks quite spiddly, maybe you could make it a 
point larger?
Thanks
Thomas


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