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Gimp 2.10.0 icon size
(05-02-2018, 09:15 PM)dmcentee Wrote: I just installed Gimp 2.10.0 and I find that the size of the icons on my 4K screen are too tiny to use.

(As an example, on my 15" diag. screen, the brush icons are approximately 0.10 inches wide, tool icons are approx. 0.15 inches
When using Gimp 2.8 on my older 1K screen, these icons are 0.3 inches wide)

Is there a way to increase the size of everything ?

Thanks in advance
Hi, dmcentee!

The very first thing I'd do if I were you is enabling High DPI scaling in windows. In most situations enabling the scaling should influence sizing of every application you use, from your web browser to MS Office because applications should take the system-wide scaling factor into account.

I'm not old, my display is 22" 1920x1080 (102.4 ppi i.e. pixels per inch) and yet I use system-wide scaling of 125% (I'm on Windows 7, if that matters in any way). You can even set a non-standard value. From calculations I "should" set that scaling to 02.46/96=1.07 instead of 1.25 (theoretically) but I found it to have too little effect.

It isn't reversible. Set the value, log off and try it. If it doesn't influence GIMP then revert it. I'd use 150% scaling to test this as it's going to reveal right away whether GIMP's sizing is influenced by system-wide scaling. Why I won't do it for you? Because it would probably mess my desktop icon layout.

Messages In This Thread
Gimp 2.10.0 icon size - by dmcentee - 05-02-2018, 09:15 PM
RE: Gimp 2.10.0 icon size - by rich2005 - 05-03-2018, 03:05 PM
RE: Gimp 2.10.0 icon size - by dmcentee - 05-03-2018, 04:14 PM
RE: Gimp 2.10.0 icon size - by rich2005 - 05-03-2018, 04:41 PM
RE: Gimp 2.10.0 icon size - by Bucic - 03-07-2019, 09:53 PM

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