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

ColorEdge CG319X
ColorEdge CG318-4K
ColorEdge CG248-4K
FlexScan EV3285
FlexScan EV3237
FlexScan EV2785

3. Windows settings

3.1 Windows 10   

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

(2)   Change the scaling level using the pull-down menu.
Win10_DPI_en.png

 

Scaling level 100% 125% 150% 200% 250%
Scaled display size CG319X
CG318-4K (149 ppi)
 (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, Windows 10 recommended) (equivalent to 75ppi) (equivalent to 60ppi)
CG248-4K
(185 ppi)
 (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, Windows 10 recommended) (equivalent to 74ppi)
EV3285
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, Windows 10 recommended) (equivalent to 70ppi) (equivalent to 56ppi)
EV2785
(163 ppi)
 (No scaling) (equivalent to 131ppi) Approximate to display size of 27" 2560 x 1440 monitor (equivalent to 109ppi, Windows 10 recommended) (equivalent to 82ppi) (equivalent to 65ppi)

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.

pc_and_devices.jpg

(4) Menu size is scaled larger.

cg318_larger_s.png cg318_default_s.png
CG318-4K [Larger] setting CG318-4K [Default] setting

 

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Standard 96 ppi monitor

4. Software compatibility

EIZO has compiled the DPI Awareness compatibility of a variety of applications that are required for office work, CAD, image editing, illustration/DTP, and video production.

Choose your monitor and OS display settings according to your needs.