µVISION: Windows 10 editor, fonts out of focus
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In the µVision editor window and other dialogues, the text of a source file appears fuzzy or blurry. How can I resolve this?
This issue occurs if Windows 10 attempts to scale the font in the editor of µVision, based on the OS display settings. The following is known to worsen the issue:
There are two ways to resolve issue:
The first method is recommended.
To configure the editor's display, directly:
To modify Windows 10 scaling, first, close µVision.
Note: This approach will affect all applications.
Then right-click on your desktop background. Go to Display Settings => Scale and Layout => Change the size of text, apps, and other items. Select 100%. When this setting is not 100%, the OS attempts to scale multiple parts of µVision, which causes the main issue. Now, re-open the IDE.
If, for some reason, the above solutions are not available, there are workarounds for the µVision editor. Try using Courier font and a Korean or Japanese encoding, to lessen the effect.
There are no plans to extend the IDE with high DPI scaling capabilities.
Last Reviewed: Monday, November 27, 2017
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