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Separate Scaling for Each Display

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    Windows 8 Pro x64, Ubuntu 12.10, x64

    Separate Scaling for Each Display


    I use Windows 8 on a rMBP, but frequently use an external monitor that's 1080p. Since it scales 200% for the HiDPI of the rMBP, it's way too big on the external. Is there a way I can have it scale only the internal monitor, and leave the external one at 100%?

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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Lloyd,

    You would be able to in Windows 8.1, but not Windows 8.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...1-preview.html

    DPI Scaling Size - Change for Displays in Windows 8.1
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  3. #3


    Posts : 20
    Windows 8 Pro x64, Ubuntu 12.10, x64


    Forgot to mention. It actually is windows 8.1, not Windows 8.
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  4. #4


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    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, you should be able to use step 5 in OPTION ONE below to do so.

    DPI Scaling Size - Change for Displays in Windows 8.1

    If that doesn't help, then you may need to adjust the screen resolution on the one display to see if using a different one may work better.
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