Resolution Too Big on MS3

• Jul 19, 2019 - 20:33

I just got my new computer yeah? Surface Pro 6, 12.3in, 2736 x 1824, 267 DPI, 3:2 aspect ratio. All that good stuff. I opened musescore three for the first time, and I was greeted with this. I don’t have words to explain it, everything is just too big. And I tried the musescore -D command, which only seemed to make it worse? As you can see in the picture, the buttons on the bottom of the Create New Score tab are completely gone.

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Unfortunately, each system handles high DPI displays differently, so it's hard to come up with a one-size-fits-all solution. But I also have a Surface Pro 6, so I can share what works best for me: setting the QT_SCALE_FACTOR environment variable to 1. The process of setting environments variables in current versions of Windows is not obvious. This tutorial is for the "path" variable specifically, but I think the steps are good:

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