Multi-monitor users (with different scaling)

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Multi-monitor users (with different scaling)

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If you use CSS HTML Validator 2020 and multiple monitors at different DPIs/scaling, then please comment here in the forum, send me a private message, or email me.

I'm working on making CSS HTML Validator per-monitor DPI aware.

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Hi Albert,

it looks somehow blurry when moving the validator's window from the main monitor (96 DPI) to the secondary monitor (144 DPI), see screenshot. So I looked up your manifest. You actually did not mark the application as being per monitor dpi aware, excerpt:

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<dpiAware xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2005/WindowsSettings">true</dpiAware>
<dpiAwareness xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2016/WindowsSettings">system</dpiAwareness>


BTW: Consider making the validator "Per Monitor V2" DPI aware, which makes it a lot easier!

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ReneK wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:44 am
So I looked up your manifest. You actually did not mark the application as being per monitor dpi aware, excerpt:

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<dpiAware xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2005/WindowsSettings">true</dpiAware>
<dpiAwareness xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2016/WindowsSettings">system</dpiAwareness>

BTW: Consider making the validator "Per Monitor V2" DPI aware, which makes it a lot easier!
Yes, you are right. The current release is not per monitor DPI aware and that was because a component I was using did not function properly with it at the time. However, there is a patch for the component now and I want to try it to see how it works.

After I implement the patch and build a new version, would you like to help test if it functions properly when moved from one monitor to another with different DPIs?

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Yes, I would definitely like to give it a try! Let me know when there's something new in the queue.

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ReneK wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:31 am
Yes, I would definitely like to give it a try! Let me know when there's something new in the queue.
You may be wondering why I never got back to you. :) It's because I was having issues with the component patch to support per-monitor DPI. I'm going to release v20.03 soon and did a final test and it still failed so the next update will not be per-monitor DPI aware either. :(

Fortunately CSS HTML Validator seems to work well-enough as it is with system aware DPI.

In the future the per-monitor DPI issues could get resolved and I will definitely let you know if I have a test version to try. Thanks again!
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