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Re: Kicad looks on high res monitor



We are aware of the issue but it will not be addressed for v5.  Chris'
fix was a stop gap measure until we can implement something better.  As
of right now, wxWidgets doesn't support drawing buttons with SVG so we
will most likely have to provide multiple bitmap sizes for each image.



On 4/11/2018 7:32 AM, Fabrizio Tappero wrote:
> Hello,
> I had the change to test the latest kicad on a 3k 15" monitor and the
> result is not very good.
> With a high res monitor, current kicad toolbar icons (and other elements
> like layer selecting checkpoints) are painfully small and when scaled at
> X2, for instnace, the overall KiCad app looks is much better (thanks
> Chris Pavlina for this) but very far from its normal look.
> BTW the current icons scaling is not global but indipendent for cvpcb,
> eeschema, etc. Maybe making it global could make more sense. Also the
> same scaling is not applied to Kicad window. Maybe it should?
> thinking about elegant solutions, Gimp suffer the same problem
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LR8dQsD9P5Y> but it could be fixed
> since it uses SVG icons, I tihnk. 
> Is there any change we could think about doing the same? Alternatively
> we could generated two or 3 sets of icons (raster format) just for the
> toolbar icons.
> Opinions?
> Cheers
> Fabrizio
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