Changing DPI (Dots Per Inch) settings

March 3, 2010 at 10:47 PM • by John Lueders

Introduction

If you iDo Home screen looks ‘off’, changing your computer’s DPI setting to ‘Default scale (96 DPI)’ will resolve this issue. Below is a screenshot sent from a customer with the screen not looking as expected.

iDo Home Screen - Links do not align with background graphic

Other parts of the program will not look ‘right’.  Let’s change the DPI setting to ‘Default scale (96 DPI)’.

Resolution for Windows Vista/7

To adjust your DPI settings:

  • Open ‘Control Panel’
  • Click on ‘Personalization’
  • Click on ‘Adjust font size (DPI)’

Vista Control Panel Personalization

  • Select the ‘Default scale (96 DPI) setting and click ‘OK’
  • Reboot your computer and iDo should look as expected

Vista DPI Scaling Window

Resolution for Windows XP

To adjust your DPI settings:

  • Right-click on your desktop and click ‘Properties’ from the popup menu
  • Select the ‘Settings’ tab
  • Click the ‘Advanced’ button
  • Select ‘Normal size (96 DPI) from the DPI Setting dropdown and click OK
  • Reboot your computer and iDo should look as expected
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