Compatibility

DPI scaling settings on Windows (HiDPI display)

 1. Outline

This information explains how to change the DPI scaling level. (HiDPI display)
These settings allow you to scale the size of text or icons to match the size displayed with other monitor resolutions.

Note: This information is provided based on our in-house testing. We do not guarantee the compatibility in respective user environments and conditions may vary depending on the graphics board manufacturer.

2. Applicable Monitors

FlexScan EV3237
ColorEdge CG318-4K
ColorEdge CG248-4K

3. Windows settings

3.1 Windows 10   

(1)  Open the "Display settings".
      (All settings > System > Display)   

(2)   Change the scaling level using the slide bar.
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Scaling level 100% 125% 150% 200% 250%
Scaled display size EV3237
(140 ppi)
Approximate to display size of 15.6" 1920 x 1080 notebook PC (No scaling) Approximate to display size of 27" 2560 x 1440 monitor (equivalent to 112ppi) Approximate to display size of 24" 1920 x 1200 or 17" 1280 x 1024 monitor (equivalent to 93ppi) (equivalent to 70ppi) (equivalent to 56ppi)
CG318-4K
(149ppi)
 (No scaling) Approximate to display size of 13.3" 1366 x 768 notebook PC (equivalent to 119ppi) Approximate to display size of 21.5" 1920 x 1080 or 15.6" 1366 x 768 notebook PC (equivalent to 99ppi) (equivalent to 75ppi) (equivalent to 60ppi)
CG248-4K (185ppi)  (No scaling) Approximate to display size of CG318-4K (equivalent to 148ppi) (equivalent to 123ppi) Approximate to display size of 24" 1920 x 1200 or 17" 1280 x 1024 monitor (equivalent to 93ppi) (equivalent to 74ppi)

3.2 Windows 8.1 update (Desktop)

(1) Open the “Display” setting under Control Panel.
     (Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Display or Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display)

(2) Change the scaling level using the slide bar.
Win8_DPI_1_en.jpg

(3) If you want to set the specific magnification percentage, check “Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays”.

(4) Sign out Windows and sign in again. *Important

3.3 Windows 7

(1) Open the “Display” setting under Control Panel.
(Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Display or Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display)

(2) Select magnification percentage.
Please refer to 3.1 (2) for scaled display size.
Win7_DPI_1_en.jpg

(3) Log off Windows and relogin. *Important

3.4 Windows 8.1 update (Modern UI)

(1) Open the Windows 8.1 Charms Bar and click “PC Settings”.

(2) Select “Display” on “PC and devices”.

(3) Change the “More options” setting from “Default” to “Larger”.
Note: "Larger" option may not appear in some cases.

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(4) Menu size is scaled larger.

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CG318-4K [Larger] setting CG318-4K [Default] setting

 

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Standard 96 ppi monitor

4. Software compatibility

We confirmed the HiDPI compatibility between Windows 8.1 and the following software.

Category Vendor Software Version HiDPI display Note
Image Editing /
Image Management
ACD ACDSee 17 17.1.68.0 Yes  
Adobe Photoshop CC (2015) 20150529.r.88 Yes (e)
Photoshop CC (2014) 20140730.r.148 Yes (a)
Photoshop CS6 13.0.1 No (b)
Photoshop Elements 13 13.0 (20140831.m.62014) Yes  
Lightroom CC (2015) 2015.1 [1025654] Yes  
Lightroom 5 5.6 [974614] Yes  
Canon Digital Photo Professional 4 4.2.32.0 Yes (d)
Digital Photo Professional 3 3.14.15.0 No (c)
Nikon ViewNX-i 1.1.0 No  
ViewNX2 2.10.0 No  
Capture NX-D 1.3.0 No (b)
Ichikawa Soft Laboratory SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro 7 7.0.5.0 No (b)
SILKYPIX Developer Studio 7 7.1.5.0 Yes  
SIGMA SIGMA Photo Pro 6.0.5 No  
Movie Editing Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2015) 9.0.0 (247) Yes  
Premiere Pro CC (2014) 8.0.1 (21) No (b)
Premiere Elements 13 13.0 (20140903.daily.717136) Yes  
grass valley EDIUS Pro 7 7.32.1724 No (b)
CAD / Illustration
/ DTP
Adobe Illustrator CS (2015) 19.0.0 Yes  
Illustrator CS6 16.0.3 No (b)
InDesign CC (2015) 11.0.0.72 Yes  
InDesign CC (2014) 10.1.0.70 Yes  
Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 17.0 SP1 No (b)
AutoCAD 2015 J.51.0.0 Yes  
CELSYS CLIP STUDIO PAINT 1.1.6 Yes  
Others Adobe Reader DC 2015.016.20039 Yes  
Reader XI 11.0.08 Yes (d)
EIZO ScreenManager Pro 1.0.0 Yes  
EIZO ScreenSlicer 1.1.5 Yes  
Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 m Yes  
Microsoft Office 2013 15.0.4631.1004 Yes  
Internet Explorer 11 11.0.7 Yes  
Mozilla Firefox 31.0 Yes  

(a) Photoshop setting is necessary to change the scaling level. Only 200% setting is available.
(b) The screen cannot be scaled
(c) Application windows will become blurry.
(d) Some parts are not scaled.
(e) Photoshop changes its scaling level to 100% or 200% automatically.

 

(As of August 2016)