[Development] Revisiting high-DPI configuration options

Shawn Rutledge Shawn.Rutledge at qt.io
Wed Jun 22 09:17:47 CEST 2016

> On 21 Jun 2016, at 21:26, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> On terça-feira, 21 de junho de 2016 18:02:05 PDT Morten Sorvig wrote:
>> I think using screen names can be a good match for cases where you are
>> sometimes connecting to external screens, provided that the string returned
>> by name() is unique for each screen.
> It's not. It's always "DP-1" (it reports the connection, not the monitor).

So far that’s a difference between OS X (which reports the monitor’s model name) and Linux (which reports the output name).  If we could get both, on all OSes (which I’m not sure of), maybe we could format it like “SyncMaster on HDMI-1” or some such.

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