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[IDV #SAQ-991572]: IDV font too small to read on high resolution display



> I tried installing the IDV under Windows on a Dell XPS 13 with a very high 
> resolution display but the text was too small to read (apparently a problem a 
> lot of people have had with Java, but none of the fixes on StackExchange and 
> other internet sites worked for me .. I did find this link 
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8055212 which suggests that Java 10 
> might have a fix but I'm not sure what version is installed with IDV but in 
> any case it is certainly not working. If you have any suggestions they are 
> welcome!
> (I did install IDV successfully on a normal display, but most computers these 
> days come with the very hi resolution displays, and I'd like to run IDV on 
> one of those machines if it is possible)
> 
> 
Hi Nico,

The IDV is running on Java 8u51, for the reason of the compatibility problem of 
Java 3D. There is a solution for the very high-resolution display and here is 
the link:

https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/Faq.html#hresolutiondisplay

Let me know if this solution helps.

Yuan

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: SAQ-991572
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open
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