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Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby biagio g gugliotta » Tue, Feb 04 2020, 9:44AM

Hello,
I recently upgraded my laptop from an 10 year old dell (windows 7) to a new think pad (windows 10 pro). I download the updated version of ecabinets. When I open ecab the display is quite off with drop down windows overlaid over each other, as well as, the font and images viewing very undersized. I have sifted through the posts here and have tried all the recommendations but have not been able to rectify this issue. Please if any one has had this problem may you apprise me of the proper settings required for proper display of ecab interface.

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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby tim lucas » Mon, Feb 10 2020, 8:14PM

Do think pads have the correct graphics card to run eCabinets??
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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby Jeremy Schiffer » Tue, Feb 11 2020, 9:08AM

Welcome to the wonderful world of 4k resolution. I had the same issues when I switched to a 4k display. I'm betting that you have your or display scaling cranked up, just to make the tiny tiny letters legible. Doing that makes the fonts in eCabs large enough to read, but the rest of the interface doesn't scale along with them, so you end up with the text and labels splattered all over each other like that.
Although I'm using Win 8, I think Win 10 has a similar display scaling setting. I've attached a screenshot of it. 125% is as much as I could set it to before not only eCabs, but most programs, would exhibit issues with huge fonts on tiny controls.
So, turn that scaling level down and put on some glasses to read the screen. That's what I have to do. Getting old sucks. :beer:

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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby Donald Thomson » Mon, Feb 17 2020, 12:13PM

I've noted another display issue with eCabs on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. When I minimize eCabs to the toolbar,from full screen display, then bring it back up again, eCabs is much smaller then the window. I have to first click the Restore Down button, then click the maximize button to get it back to full screen. It's the only app that does it on my machine. And yes, I have updated the video drivers from the manufacturers' website. I've also noted that sometimes the Room Layout toolbar sometimes becomes unpinned after restoring and has to be closed, opened and repinned. Again, it's the only app that has this problem. Not sure if Windows is not sending the correct restore notifications to the app, or the app doesn't know quite how to deal with the restore.
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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby biagio g gugliotta » Mon, Mar 02 2020, 1:17PM

Jeremy Schiffer wrote:Welcome to the wonderful world of 4k resolution. I had the same issues when I switched to a 4k display. I'm betting that you have your or display scaling cranked up, just to make the tiny tiny letters legible. Doing that makes the fonts in eCabs large enough to read, but the rest of the interface doesn't scale along with them, so you end up with the text and labels splattered all over each other like that.
Although I'm using Win 8, I think Win 10 has a similar display scaling setting. I've attached a screenshot of it. 125% is as much as I could set it to before not only eCabs, but most programs, would exhibit issues with huge fonts on tiny controls.
So, turn that scaling level down and put on some glasses to read the screen. That's what I have to do. Getting old sucks. :beer:

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Thank You Jeremy, I will try this out on my new laptop! Yes getting old does suck. I feel a bit wiser.. :D

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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby Clint Buechlein » Fri, Mar 06 2020, 1:36PM

Also worth trying, and seems to have fixed the issue on our test laptop with a 4K monitor, make sure eCabinets is closed. Right click on the ecabinets.exe located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Thermwood\eCabinet Systems and choose Properties. Go to the Compatibility tab at the top. At the bottom choose the button for Change high DPI settings. At the bottom check the box for Override high DPI scaling behavior, and change the dropdown box to System. Click OK and OK to accept the changes. Start eCabinets up and see if that corrects the issue. You may be able to set the text size up a little more so you older folks can read the screen better in other programs :lol: .

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Re: Windows 10 Pro Display Issues

Postby Donald Thomson » Sat, Mar 07 2020, 12:57PM

Clint, Your steps above don't seem to fix the problem of minimize then restore on Windows 10 Pro.

Launch eCabs
Minimize
Restore - eCab window comes with a minimize, restore down and X button and only partially fills the screen
Click restore down button button - get a small eCab window in the middle of the screen with a minimize, maximize and X button
Click Maximize (now back to full screen)

Screen resolution is set at 1920 x 1080. Text size set at 125%, display orientation is landscape. eCabs seems to be the only application that shows this issue.

Happens every time.
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