[Interest] Mac with Retina Display - Look is "Pixilated" with Qt-5.4.2

Hamish Moffatt hamish at risingsoftware.com
Wed Jul 22 08:16:23 CEST 2015

On 22/07/15 15:52, Robert Iakobashvili wrote:
> Gentlemen,
> A user pointed to the issue on
> Mac Book Pro 15 inch mid 2015. AMD Radeon R9 graphic card,
> 15.4-inch, 2880 x 1800 screen, Mac OS 10.10.4.
> and mentioned that the look is "pixelated as the application
> does not support Retina".
> Unfortunately, I do not have such expensive HW to
> reproduce the issue.
> A patch to support 2x and 3x images
> from Morten Sorvig has been applied
> and images 2x and 3x are inside:
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/106717
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/106705
> Is there something else to be done with Qt-5.4.2
> like defining some HIGH-DPI, etc?

You need to add two keys to your Info.plist:

a boolean key NSHighResolutionCapable with value TRUE;
a string key NSPrincipalClass with value NSApplication.


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