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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-29276

Dialog text cut off on 1920 x 1080 Dell Laptop display



    • Bug
    • Resolution: Incomplete
    • Not Evaluated
    • None
    • 4.8.0
    • GUI: Font handling
    • Windows 7 Professional


      Can you tell me if the latest Qt GUI library has been optimized for the 1920x1080 display resolution ?

      I received the reply below from a developer - I have this problem with certain applications only.


      Subject: [Bug 1086099] Re: Mnemosyne display issue with 1920x1080 Dell laptop
      Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 07:45:34 -0000
      From: Peter Bienstman <1086099@bugs.launchpad.net>

      Thanks for the detailed bug report, but I'm afraid this is beyond my control, as layouting of the dialogs is not handled by Mnemosyne directly, but rather by the GUI library we use (Qt). Mnemosyne 2.2 will include a later version of Qt, so hopefully the issue is fixed there...


      Mnemosyne display issue with 1920x1080 Dell laptop

      Status in The Mnemosyne Project:
      Won't Fix

      Bug description:
      Hi, attached is a screenshot of 2 dialog boxes with text distortions. I'm running Mnemosyne 2.1 Portable, launched from the PortableApps.com Menu. Most other screens in the program appear to be fine.

      My Windows 7 text size is 170% (the default is 125%, specified by Microsoft). If I go below 150% - 170%, the text on my screen is uncomfortably small and difficult to read. However, lowering my text size in Windows 7 does not resolve the problem.

      I believe the issue is due to a lack of optimization for HD displays (in this case, 1920x1080). Most of my other programs have no such issues.

      My laptop is a Dell Precision M6600
      ( http://www.dell.com/us/soho/p/precision-m6600/pd )

      • Intel Quad-Core processor
      • 16 GB high-speed RAM
      • NVIDIA Quadro 3000M video card @ 2 GB of DDR5 memory
      • 1920x1080 HD display
      • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit


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