AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 125%

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AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 125%

Postposted Marcel » August 12th, 2015, 10:31 am

Hello Vlad,

I use AMNO portable on 2 Windows computers (private and business) both with display scaled to 125%.
Screenshot: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7LRRO ... sp=sharing

This has worked fine on Windows 7 + Windows 8 + Windows 8.1.

But now on Windows 10 the AMNO program looks very blurried with this scaling.

Screenshot from Windows 7 + 8.0 + 8.1 (sharp):
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7LRRO ... sp=sharing

Screenshot from Wibndows 10 (blurried):
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7LRRO ... sp=sharing

The whole Program (menu, tree ,text, pictures) look like this!


I have tried the following workarounds:

1. I have scaled to 100%:
AMNO looks clear/sharp, but the fonts of all programs are much too small, especially on small notebooks with high resolution.

2. I have set the following scaling-option for AMNO:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7LRRO ... sp=sharing

This works with AMNO, but it only works when AMNO is installed to this computer. This does not work with the porbable USB version (maybe it works one or two times but after the next disconnect/connect it does not work any more). It also does not work when starting AMNO with a script.

Since this only occurs with Windows 10 and only with ANMO (other programs are looking correct) there seems to be somthing special in AMNO that causes Windows 10 to show AMNO in this blurried view.

Could you please look at this?

Thank you.
Marcel
 

Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted vlad » August 12th, 2015, 10:25 pm

Thank you for reporting the issue. I think we've just fixed it. Please try v3.12 build #799 below and let me know if the issue is still present there:
http://downloads.vladonai.com/Install_AllMyNotes_3_12_Beta_b799.exe
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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted Marcel » August 14th, 2015, 5:59 am

Thank you for looking at this so fast. Unfortunately the fix does not help. The program is still looking blurred on Windows 10.

Marcel.
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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted vlad » August 16th, 2015, 8:53 pm

Marcel wrote:The program is still looking blurred on Windows 10.


Could you please double check in Help -> About window, does it says 799?
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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted Marcel » August 17th, 2015, 7:08 am

Yes, I am using version 799.

See Screenshot: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7LRRO ... sp=sharing

Since I use it as portable version I have gone through the setup-process and then copied/replaced all extracted files to my usb-stick

except
- AllMyNotes.ddb (my database)
- AllMyNotes.ini (I guess that your changes are not in this file)

And as before I have resized the font in "Skins\Holy Crown\SkinInfo.ini" a litte bigger:


FROM:

***************************************
**
** Fonts
**

//FontNormalName=Amelian.TTF
//FontNormalSize=90

//FontMenuName=segoepr.ttf
//FontMenuSize=120

//FontEditName=TENAHB48.TTF
//FontEditSize=100

//FontWndTitleName=Orbitbn.ttf
//FontWndTitleSize=90
//FontWndTitleBolded=TRUE

//FontHintName=Amelian.TTF
//FontHintSize=150



TO:

***************************************
**
** Fonts
**

FontNormalName=Amelian.TTF
FontNormalSize=100

FontMenuName=Amelian.TTF
FontMenuSize=100

FontEditName=TENAHB48.TTF
FontEditSize=100

FontWndTitleName=Orbitbn.ttf
FontWndTitleSize=90
FontWndTitleBolded=FALSE

//FontHintName=Amelian.TTF
//FontHintSize=150



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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted Marcel » August 17th, 2015, 7:17 am

I made the screenshot (help-screen which is showing the version) of my last post on a Windows 7 computer. This is thre reason why it is clear/sharp here.
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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted Marcel » August 24th, 2015, 12:19 pm

I think I have found the solution:

This seems to be a problem from Windows but not from AMNO.

I have found a workaround:
http://windows10_dpi_blurry_fix.xpexplorer.com/

I hope that Microsoft will fix this.
Marcel
 

Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted vlad » August 25th, 2015, 10:16 pm

Marcel wrote:I think I have found the solution:

This seems to be a problem from Windows but not from AMNO.

I have found a workaround:
http://windows10_dpi_blurry_fix.xpexplorer.com/

I hope that Microsoft will fix this.


Will it fix it or not, but will be great if we'll address it from our end too. If you still have time/desire to play with it, could you please check if build #800 below works correctly on your WIn10 system:
http://downloads.vladonai.com/Install_AllMyNotes_3_12_Beta_b800.exe

P.S. Probably we are using different versions of Win10, cause my initial fix was working well for me...
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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted Marcel » August 27th, 2015, 6:37 am

I have tried AMNO Version 3.12 build 800 BETA but it still looks blurried on Windows 10.

Now I have seen that even some windows-components are shown blurried. Example: services.msc

So I think you have no chance to correct this in AMNO.

Here is a further interesting forum where the problem is discussed:
http://www.tenforums.com/general-discus ... -text.html

Some of this peopple are using monitors from Asus. I am also using a notebook from Asus "Asus K55V". Maybe this is a problem of the graphics driver from Asus and this driver needs an update.

I'm using Windows 10 Home 64bit. I have upgraded from Windows 8.0 to 8.1 a while ago and now after the official Windows 10 was released I have upgraded from 8.1 to 10. I have never used any beta-version of Windows, every version was official.

As workaround I am not using the exe file (http://windows10_dpi_blurry_fix.xpexplorer.com/) but I use the following batch-file in my autostart so I don't have to trust any 3rd party program:

REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v DpiScalingVer /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00001018 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v Win8DpiScaling /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v LogPixels /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000078 /f

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Re: AMNO is looking blurried on Windows 10 when scaled to 12

Postposted SkookumPete » September 20th, 2015, 5:44 pm

I'm not sure it's the same problem, but my first response to Windows 10 was horror at the way it displayed some legacy software, with not exactly blurry but really black and ugly text. ClearType reduced the jaggies but didn't solve the underlying issue.

The solution is to go into the properties for the application shortcut, open the Compatibility tab, and select "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings". This can lead to its own problems if there are scaled graphics in the application, but otherwise it at least restores the text to the way it looked in (for me) Windows 7.
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