The newer Inkscape 1.0 is HiDPI aware, it has been for a while now.
It's not the released stable version though.
HiDPI affects many operating systems. Linux and MacOSX both have HiDPI
bugs which have been cleared up with the use of Gtk3.
If you'd like to test the new version, there are windows builds I
Best Regards, Martin Owens
On Thu, 2019-06-20 at 00:38 +0000, jeffrey.gerber(a)gmail.com wrote:
I've just installed Inkscape for the first time (on Windows 10)
discovered the toolbars and buttons are so tiny they're
unrecognizable and unusable. This is due to Inkscape not being "High
DPI Aware" (see
The temporary solution is to right click the Inkscape icon, choose
the "Properties" context menu item, then choose the "Compatibility"
tab. Click on "Change High DPI Settings" and in the group box "High
DPI scaling override" check the check box "Override high DPI scaling
behavior." In the drop list select "System (Enhanced)". Click the
Now relaunch Inkscape and the compatibility mode will take effect.
Not sure how to file a bug on here but perhaps one of the developers
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