Paragon HDM2010 etc. not DPI Aware?

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by Adric, Nov 27, 2011.

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  1. Adric

    Adric Registered Member

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    User Error - post deleted (menu needs to be manually resized to see 2nd scroll-bar)

    As a paying customer of Paragon software I find it a sad state of affairs that neither Paragon QA nor developers
    have noticed that some Paragon HDM sub-menu GUIs are not DPI aware. In other words, if you use a different DPI
    setting other than 96DPI such as 120DPI, many of the sub menus are crippled in that the scroll bars are not adjusted
    so that all of the data can be scrolled. A good example of this is in HDM 2010 -> Tools -> Settings -> Copy Backup
    Exclude Options. If You add a category, you can no longer use the scroll-bar to see all of the other exclusions. If
    you close and restart HDM, you will no longer be able to scroll to that added category
    . Problems like this are very
    easy to avoid.
    TEST WITH 120 DPI BEFORE RELEASING YOUR PRODUCTS!

    Al
     
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    Annoying as it may be not the first nor the last software that might look odd at 120dpi. There was a Corel product which wouldn't even install under that size (and never mentioned as a cause either)
     
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    There is no reason whatsoever for it to look odd at 120DPI. Windows has no problem adjusting its menus accordingly. The problem as I see it is that a lot of developers don't have a clue how, or care to code their application to allow for Font/GUI resizing.

    Al
     
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    alas, lots of developers also are not allowed time to code, past certain point, for design issues
     
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