[Development] Revisiting high-DPI configuration options
Morten.Sorvig at qt.io
Wed Jul 20 15:13:08 CEST 2016
> On 20 Jul 2016, at 14:51, André Somers <andre at familiesomers.nl> wrote:
> Op 20/07/2016 om 14:23 schreef Morten Sorvig:
>>> On 19 Jul 2016, at 14:58, Shawn Rutledge <Shawn.Rutledge at qt.io> wrote:
>>> I agree that most apps should have a means of scaling. Control-mousewheel and control+/- are common on the desktop, so maybe it ought to be universal. So far we have browsers, image and drawing viewers and editors, text editors (like Creator’s) and terminals which have the feature, but many other applications don’t.
>> This would be a "document scaling” feature. Notice that the application UI
>> does not scale when using and control+/-. So this is orthogonal to the
>> current high-DPI support and can’t reuse that implementation.
> Not really. In the browser, the web content often is the real application the user interacts with.
I think this is a special case that does not invalidate the general point. The
browser UI still does not scale. But I agree, if you have application UI elements
in your document those should scale too.
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