Tip of the Day: High-DPI Scaling Improvements in Creators Update


Today’s Tip…

The following blog includes a great deal of information, including:

  • Work completed since the Anniversary Update (RS1/14393/1607)
  • Developer Improvements
  • Per-monitor DPI awareness v2
  • Child windows DPI change notifications
  • Scaling of non-client area
  • Automatic DPI scaling for dialogs
  • Fine-grained control over dialog scaling
  • Specifying DPI awareness fallback behavior
  • Programmatically setting the process-wide default context
  • End-user DPI-scaling improvements
  • DPI-scaling overrides
  • “System (enhanced)” DPI scaling
  • Internet Explorer information
  • Desktop icons information
  • Office sizing issues
  • What we didn’t get to
  • High-DPI developer documentation
  • “Magic numbers”
  • Child-window DPI scaling
  • MFC
  • Display settings page & mouse input
  • Dragging Windows
  • The need to log out and back in

“High-DPI Scaling Improvements for Desktop Applications in the Windows 10 Creators Update” – https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2017/04/04/high-dpi-scaling-improvements-desktop-applications-windows-10-creators-update/#FY6qJPVRRsZkRjeY.97

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