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Re: Kicad looks on high res monitor
thanks for the clarification.
On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 9:10 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
> 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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